Liz Glynn, ‘Pathos’, 2015, Sculpture, Glazed stoneware, Public Art Fund Benefit Auction
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Liz Glynn

Pathos, 2015

Glazed stoneware
9 1/2 × 7 in
24.1 × 17.8 cm
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Public Art Fund Benefit Auction

Most recently exhibited at Paula Cooper Gallery, Glynn’s mask is one of a new series inspired by …

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Courtesy of the artist, Paula Cooper Gallery, and Redling Fine Art.
Liz Glynn
American, b. 1981
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Liz Glynn’s multi-dimensional practice reanimates historic moments and looks critically at our contemporary material relationship to these events. Her works have been inspired by topics spanning a broad chronological and geographical spectrum, including the Egyptian Revolution, Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Domes, rare collections in the Metropolitan Museum, and the Trojan Empire. Her participatory performances are frequently coupled with series of sculptural objects inspired by artifacts, deliberately constructed from flimsy and disposable materials. Glynn, who has an enduring interest in cycles of emergence and decline in civilization and their presentations, has been linked with the legacy of Conceptual Art and Institutional Critique.

Liz Glynn, ‘Pathos’, 2015, Sculpture, Glazed stoneware, Public Art Fund Benefit Auction
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Most recently exhibited at Paula Cooper Gallery, Glynn’s mask is one of a new series inspired by the masks of ancient Greek theater used by actors to perform and swap characters. Modeled in clay from the artist’s own face, the masks echo classical tradition and reveal the artist’s contemporary process and …

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Courtesy of the artist, Paula Cooper Gallery, and Redling Fine Art.
Liz Glynn
American, b. 1981
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Liz Glynn’s multi-dimensional practice reanimates historic moments and looks critically at our contemporary material relationship to these events. Her works have been inspired by topics spanning a broad chronological and geographical spectrum, including the Egyptian Revolution, Buckminster Fuller’s Geodesic Domes, rare collections in the Metropolitan Museum, and the Trojan Empire. Her participatory performances are frequently coupled with series of sculptural objects inspired by artifacts, deliberately constructed from flimsy and disposable materials. Glynn, who has an enduring interest in cycles of emergence and decline in civilization and their presentations, has been linked with the legacy of Conceptual Art and Institutional Critique.

Liz Glynn

Pathos, 2015

Glazed stoneware
9 1/2 × 7 in
24.1 × 17.8 cm
Bidding closed
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