70% Water

Samples of water taken from various sources, this is an ongoing project started in the late 90’s which explores relationships to water and cultural representations.

Richard Paton 70 % water
wooden box, brass plaque, mirror, test tube and water, each box is 18cm wide x 35cm high x 18cm deep

 

Richard Paton 70 % water
sweat taken from the forehead of Elvis during one of the Vegas concerts in 1976
Richard Paton 70 % water
water taken from the source of the Ganges in the India Himalaya

Richard Paton 70 % water

sadly, only this painting of the original survivesRichard Paton 70 % water

mist taken from a famous Chinese painting and condensed inside the test tube

Richard Paton 70 % water

Tears of Marie-Antoinette collected shortly before she had her head chopped off

Richard Paton 70 % water

Dew drops collected on an early November morning from four leaf clovers in county Cork.