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Whitescape, upper left, is a still life photograph that, amazingly, doesn’t seem all that still. As Norton says, it’s “hard to decipher where things start and end.” That kind of play on spatial relations is what originally inspired her to make sculptural pieces, some of which end up deconstructed, like the ones pictured here, in order to be reborn into other works. The Plexiglas column is a mold for wax. Copper urns like the one on the floor, which Norton sometimes uses in installations, “show up a lot in classic Dutch still lifes,” she notes, and have been used as repositories for ashes, evoking cycles of life and death.