Florence Miller Pierce was known for thought provoking abstract,
non-objective, monochromatic painting rooted in her dedication to Zen
Buddhism and meditation. Many of her works give the appearance of
floating off the wall,
something she achieved with
richly colored and textured geometric shapes---polygons, triangles, and
rectangles---encased in divided layers of transparent resin over colors
that had been softened through mixing with with milled
with resin to create textures occurred for her in 1969 when she 51
years old and was in her New Mexico studio making foam sculpture.
A chance spill of resin landed on a piece of aluminum foil, and when it
hardened, it 'shimmered', and she wa
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