Denise Yaghmourian is a sculptor who works with paper pulp, wood,
thread, vinyl, and found objects. Her sculptural forms are rooted in a
hybrid of past art movements and styles, yet they resonate with artistic
concerns of today. Her handling of materials reference Minimalism and
Post-Minimalism, as well as contemporary art making today. The
simplicity of her surface veneers reveals a material-based sensibility. Conjoining the repetitive process inherent in machine-made items with
laboriously repetitious handwork, Yaghmourian embraces the hypnotic and
meditative inherent in both.
Denise Yaghmourian was born in Bethpage, New York in 1967. She
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