(1950 - 1993)
Arch Connelly was active/lived in New York, California, Illinois. Arch Connelly is known for Sculpture, painting.
Biography Arch Connelly
Arch Connelly (May 12, 1950 - July 1993)
Best known for his jewel encrusted wall reliefs, paintings and freestanding sculpture, Connelly embellished his work without restraint, often giving everyday objects an elegant, jewel-like quality. He is most associated with the pattern and decoration trend of the mid-70's in high contrast to the popular minimal and conceptual schools of the time. His embellishment of everyday objects is a nod to the American pop Art tradition.
Arch Connolly was part of an explicitly gay art movement with other East Village residents like Keith Haring, David Wajnarowicz, Nicholas Moufarrege, and Martin Wong.
Mr. Connelly was born on May 12, 1950, in Chicago and received
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