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Cynthia Eardley

 (20/21st century)
Cynthia Eardley is active/lives in New York.  Cynthia Eardley is known for figurative sculpture, busts, narrative.

Cynthia Eardley

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Cynthia Eardley's figurative sculptures have been shown in solo and group exhibitions in galleries and museums nationwide, including the Monique Knowlton Gallery,  Museum of South Texas,  Huntsville Museum,  New Museum of Contemporary Art,  and most recently,  Sideshow, Ceres, and Rhonda Schaller galleries (New York).  Her work has been discussed in numerous  publications, including The New York Times, Sculpture, The Village Voice, The Nation,  Sculpture Review, and ARTnews magazine, where her figurative sculpture was  featured in "The New Realism" by Cynthia Nadelman. Former co-founder and co-director of the architecture/public arts group SITE, Inc, her trompe-l'oeil design for Best Products in Richmond, Va., was  the first in a series by SITE that was reviewed and exhibited worldwide, including the Museum of Modern Art  (NYC). A 2005 monograph (SITE: Identity in Density, The Master Architect Series VI, Images Publishing, Melbourne) features several examples of her early architectural work.

She teaches sculpture, anatomy, and art history at the New York Academy of Art. She has also taught at Pratt Institute, the University of the Arts, and the Newark Museum School  and participated in numerous lectures and arts conferences nationwide.  Her writings on art have been published in Bomb magazine, the Women's Caucus on Art National Update, and most recently, The Brooklyn Rail, where she is a contributing writer.


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