Elizabeth Turk, ‘HOME 2’, 2016, Sculpture, Marble and Northern California Redwood, Hirschl & Adler
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Elizabeth Turk

HOME 2, 2016

Marble and Northern California Redwood
31 × 38 × 65 in
78.7 × 96.5 × 165.1 cm
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New York
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Hirschl & Adler
New York

Born in Pasadena and raised in Orange County, Elizabeth Turk earned her M.F.A. at the Rinehart …

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Elizabeth Turk
American, b. 1961
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Elizabeth Turk meticulously carves abstract marble sculptures of collars, ribbons, wings, and obscure latticework. She begins with drawings and then works in a subtractive process, cutting into large blocks of marble. Turk’s practice establishes a tension between the delicateness and apparent fragility of her forms and the strength of the material; her completed sculptures resemble three-dimensional drawings, or a line traced through space. “Perhaps the core question is why, as organic, curved, soft creatures, we think and find a resonance in linear structures,” she says.

Elizabeth Turk, ‘HOME 2’, 2016, Sculpture, Marble and Northern California Redwood, Hirschl & Adler
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Hirschl & Adler
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Born in Pasadena and raised in Orange County, Elizabeth Turk earned her M.F.A. at the Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.

In Turk’s work, the shape of the line is created by extreme loss. That is, the reductive process of carving creates a positive, fragile form in which the …

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Elizabeth Turk
American, b. 1961
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Elizabeth Turk meticulously carves abstract marble sculptures of collars, ribbons, wings, and obscure latticework. She begins with drawings and then works in a subtractive process, cutting into large blocks of marble. Turk’s practice establishes a tension between the delicateness and apparent fragility of her forms and the strength of the material; her completed sculptures resemble three-dimensional drawings, or a line traced through space. “Perhaps the core question is why, as organic, curved, soft creatures, we think and find a resonance in linear structures,” she says.

Elizabeth Turk

HOME 2, 2016

Marble and Northern California Redwood
31 × 38 × 65 in
78.7 × 96.5 × 165.1 cm
.
Contact For Price
Location
New York
Have a question? Visit our help center.
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