Judith Shea is active/lives in New York. Judith Shea is known for bronze clothed and empty human form sculpture.
Biography Judith Shea
Judith Shea (born 1948, in Philadelphia, PA) is an American-born sculptor best known for her series of works in bronze in which she creates empty clothing forms suggesting figures that are not present; some of her more recent work incorporates figures as well.
Judith Shea has been a notable presence in the New York art world since the 1970s. Trained as a designer at Parsons, she soon found the fashion industry too restrictive and abandoned it in favor of making art. For her first solo show, at The Clocktower in 1976, Shea made a work based on color theory, using transparent silks in a spectrum of colors, worn by a live model. Other early work referenced clothing and its construction, first as flat, minimalist pattern and later as mol
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