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Florence Pierce

 (1918 - 2007)
Florence Miller Pierce was active/lived in District Of Columbia, New Mexico, California / Mexico.  Florence Pierce is known for non ob imagery painting, resin relief sculpture.

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Biography   Florence Pierce


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 fiberglass. 

Working 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   ...  Displaying 750 of 7412 characters.

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