Roxy Paine is active/lives in New York. Roxy Paine is known for site specific installation-nature and machines.
Biography Roxy Paine
2004, a work titled Breach by Roxy Paine was
installed on the campus of the University of Nebraska, Lincoln as an
addition to the sculpture collection of the Sheldon Memorial Art
Gallery. It is an "asymetrical form with broken branches and limbs that
bend back in close proximity to one another . . ., appears scared,
perhaps damaged by lightning or high wind. And, in sporting both fungus
that indicates a weakened state and healthy branches, Breach can be
seen as being about both life and death."
The work is intended
to encourage meditation and thoughts about the relationship of human
beings to nature and is "simultaneously part of the landscape and
antithetical to that landscape
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