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Devorah Sperber

 (born 1961)
Devorah Sperber is active/lives in New York.  Devorah Sperber is known for installations (spools of thread and optical glass).

Devorah Sperber

Using up to thousands of spools of thread and an optical glass, installation artist Devorah Sperber cleverly combines science and art to create optical illusions of classic paintings.  Sperber begins the recreation process by taking digital images of each work and matching spools of thread for the pixel colors.  The inverted pieces are suspended from the ceiling, and from a distance, a vague suggestion of an Old Master painting emerges.  It is only through the crystal-ball like orb that one can see the intended vision in sharp clarity.

Of her process, Sperber explains, " I started to use optical devices by chance.  I was creating my first thread spool work in a very small studio.  I c  ...  Displaying 750 of 17119 characters.

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About  Devorah Sperber

Born:  1961 - Detroit, Michigan
Known for:  installations (spools of thread and optical glass)