Pat Lasch is active/lives in New York. Pat Lasch is known for realist ordinary object sculpture, decorated cakes, eggs, ball gowns.
Biography Pat Lasch
"Ars Longa, Except When MoMA Throws It Out" by Randy Kennedy, January 20, 2017, The New York Times, Art & Design section.
The New York sculptor Pat Lasch has spent her career making work that plays with the distinction between ordinary things and things belonging in museums: realistic-looking ball gowns made from dried acrylic paint; plaster eggs; towering decorative cakes fashioned from wood and paper.
Her fascination with cakes grew out of a notion of them as markers of time’s passage, through birthdays, weddings and other occasions. And cakes have also helped her remember her father, a German-born pastry chef who gave her some life advice when she worked in his bakery as a teenager, piping the icing: “If you
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