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Petah Coyne

 (born 1953)
Petah Coyne is active/lives in New York.  Petah Coyne is known for sculptor-wax installations.

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Petah Coyne


Known for installations that are suspended and hair-like, and for chandelier creations of partially melted white wax embedded with birds and bows hanging from satin-sleeved chains, Petah Coyne is a sculptor fascinated by the bizarre.  Her pieces are usually large, some as big as nineteen feet, and are characterized by great mass and fragility.   Their production is labor intensive, the creations of a very hard-working artist, seldom taking awake time away from her studio. 

In the early 1990s, Coyne made huge pods of bristling wire coated with gritty black casting sand.  Sometimes she supplements her installations with large black and white photographs she makes of figures or vegetation in mot  ...  Displaying 750 of 4215 characters.



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About  Petah Coyne

Born:  1953
Known for:  sculptor-wax installations