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Alexa Horochowski

Bronze, ceramic shell mold
Edition of 50
5” x 5”

The Soap Factory is pleased to announce a new limited edition artwork by Alexa Horochowski, Ersatz.

Iron pyrite is known as fool’s gold because of its superficial resemblance to gold. Pyrite dollars are pseudo-fossils, or mineral deposits that mimic life forms such as sand dollars. This ersatz pyrite dollar is cast in bronze, a more valuable metal masquerading as a metal of little worth.