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March 14, 2013

Concepts of construction: MSU student's sculpture exhibit defies concrete interpretation

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MANKATO —

To further his mission of removing symbolism from his work, Abrahamson is selling his pieces for only the cost of materials. The idea is that even the pricetag attached to a piece of art will impact the viewer’s perception of the piece.

“My eventual goal is to create art without any symbolism that I can put into it,” he said. “There’s nothing wrong with trying to get a point across in your art. But, at a certain point, I realized I like the open-endedness of art.”

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