(1921 - 2004)
Phyllis Mark was active/lived in New York. Phyllis Mark is known for environmental installations, abstract expressionist painting, kinetic sculpture.
Biography Phyllis Mark
The following biographical information has been provided by Ira S. Mark, the artist’s son, Ira S. Mark.
Phyllis Mark was an American artist of the second
half of the twentieth century and early years of the twenty-first
(Birth, January 20, 1921, in New York, NY; Death, May 23, 2004, New
York, NY). She was a major proponent of kinetic sculpture. She rotated
indoor works on motors. Her outdoor works moved by wind or water.
had an enduring interest in light. She first generated light within the
work itself, using small electric bulbs. Later she began to work in
polished metal, creating interactions between the work, its reflections,
and cast shadows. She was also an early proponent of s
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