Adam Savage’s Soft Flail Sculpture!

Adam shares a beloved object from his shop that he made more than 25 years ago. This sewn soft replica of a flail–complete with canvas chain–was Adam’s tribute to sculptor Claes Oldenburg. It’s the first major art piece that Adam sewed, and was also a lesson in commiting to his ideas. (Correction: the piece is a replica of a flail, not a mace.)

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5 thoughts on “Adam Savage’s Soft Flail Sculpture!

  1. Yeah, Kim is right. A mace doesn’t have the chain, it’s basically a spiked club. But when it has a chain, it’s definitely a flail.

  2. Wow! that is so awesome. Adam, you are so lucky to have met so many wonderful makers throughout your life. Also to have this wonderful creation with you is great. What a way to remember history and steps you took to where you are now.

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