Sylvia Stone is active/lives in New York, Ontario. Sylvia Stone is known for sculptor-large-scale environmental.
Biography Sylvia Stone
Constructivist sculptor Sylvia Stone was born in 1928 in Toronto, Canada and is known for her large-scale sculpture with environmental themes. Her preferred mediums are transparent plexiglas and opaque acrylic sheets, sometimes as long as 30 feet. She began this type of work in sculpture as a transition in the 1960s from working with shaped paintings on plastic. Her motive, a reaction from an unhappy childhood, was to "create a poetic, aesthetic environment as an alternative to the real world and present the spectator with the illusion of a fantastic architecture, which can be entered." (Rubinstein, 366).
Stone's childhood was disrupted by poverty and family break-up, so she sought realization of her dreams of a stable family through
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