Peter Robinson

Environmentally unfriendly monoliths

Environmentally unfriendly monoliths

New Zealand artist Peter Robinson’s latest sculptures in his series “Polymer Monoliths” currently on display at the Institute of Modern Art plays with polystyrene. A non-biodegradable thermo-plastic, it cushions our electronic goods in transit and pollutes our foreshores. In Robinson’s work, it is also a sculptural material of infinite possibility—lightweight yet massive, able to fill…