Penny Byrne

Australian, born 1965

Penny Byrne

Australian, born 1965

Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2016
Antipodean Inquiry,
Yavuz Gallery
GLASSFEVER - Contemporary Art in Glass,
Fondazione Berengo
2015
Vestige,
Coates & Scarry

Ceramicist Penny Byrne reworks mass-produced, kitsch ceramic figures salvaged from thrift shops …

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Ceramicist Penny Byrne reworks mass-produced, kitsch ceramic figures salvaged from thrift shops into politically charged, often violent, social critiques. Having trained as a conservator, Byrne meticulously breaks down down her materials by decapitating and disfiguring them, and building them up. It’s Murder On The …

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