Claire Falkenstein, ‘Schermo infinito’, 1970s, Print, Embossed and cut Fabriano paper, ArtRite
Save
Save
Share
Share

Claire Falkenstein

Schermo infinito, 1970s

Embossed and cut Fabriano paper
Edition 10/10
.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
About the work
Provenance
A
ArtRite

54 x 48.5 cm (plate)

69 x 49 cm (sheet)

Medium
Signature
Signed in pencil lower right and numbered lower left
Claire Falkenstein
American, 1908–1997
Follow

American sculptor Claire Falkenstein is best known for her fusions of tangled copper and melted glass. She worked with a variety of material, including traditional wood and stone, as well as experimenting with plastic, steel, glass, and aluminum. Likewise, she produced a wide range of forms, including furniture, fountains, wallpaper, jewelry, and large public works. From 1950 through the early ‘60s she lived in Europe, where she met Jean Arp and Alberto Giacometti. There she created her most famous commission, the doors for the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, a twisted web of metal and colored glass. In post-war Paris she worked with simple materials that could be found at the hardware store, especially wire, which she used to “draw” sculptural forms. “Everything is drawing,” she said. “Sculpture is drawing.”

Claire Falkenstein, ‘Schermo infinito’, 1970s, Print, Embossed and cut Fabriano paper, ArtRite
Save
Save
Share
Share
About the work
Provenance
A
ArtRite

54 x 48.5 cm (plate)

69 x 49 cm (sheet)

Medium
Signature
Signed in pencil lower right and numbered lower left
Claire Falkenstein
American, 1908–1997
Follow

American sculptor Claire Falkenstein is best known for her fusions of tangled copper and melted glass. She worked with a variety of material, including traditional wood and stone, as well as experimenting with plastic, steel, glass, and aluminum. Likewise, she produced a wide range of forms, including furniture, fountains, wallpaper, jewelry, and large public works. From 1950 through the early ‘60s she lived in Europe, where she met Jean Arp and Alberto Giacometti. There she created her most famous commission, the doors for the Peggy Guggenheim Museum in Venice, a twisted web of metal and colored glass. In post-war Paris she worked with simple materials that could be found at the hardware store, especially wire, which she used to “draw” sculptural forms. “Everything is drawing,” she said. “Sculpture is drawing.”

Claire Falkenstein

Schermo infinito, 1970s

Embossed and cut Fabriano paper
Edition 10/10
.
Bidding closed
Want to sell a work by this artist? Consign with Artsy.
Other works by Claire Falkenstein
Related works
Most Similar