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Helen Pashgian

American, b. 1934

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Helen Pashgian

American, b. 1934

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The only female member of the Light and Space Movement of the 1960s, Helen Pashgian creates sculptural works with industrial materials such as plastics, resins, and glass. Pashgian is best known for her small, translucent objects, which are often spherical or lozenge-shaped with vibrant colors and finished surfaces. In recent years she has produced larger environmental works, such as freestanding pairs of columns in monochrome acrylics; one column in each pair incorporates a cylindrical or conical rod inside that produces optical effects when illuminated. Her works have been compared to those of other light artists such as Mary Corse, James Turrell, and Craig Kauffman.

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Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
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Biography

The only female member of the Light and Space Movement of the 1960s, Helen Pashgian creates sculptural works with industrial materials such as plastics, resins, and glass. Pashgian is best known for her small, translucent objects, which are often spherical or lozenge-shaped with vibrant colors and finished surfaces. In recent years she has produced larger environmental works, such as freestanding pairs of columns in monochrome acrylics; one column in each pair incorporates a cylindrical or conical rod inside that produces optical effects when illuminated. Her works have been compared to those of other light artists such as Mary Corse, James Turrell, and Craig Kauffman.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.
User
Solo show at a major institution
Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA)
Publication
Reviewed by a major art publication
Artforum, and 3 more
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