5. Eddy Street, Two Brothers Beauty Supply

Lynne Harlow

555 Hudson

fabric, tape, site-specific installation

About the Work

How little is enough? How much can be taken away before a piece crumbles? My sculptural installations are lean, elegant arrangements of color, light and space; they are presentations of physical facts. I want to isolate and exaggerate particular aspects of the ways we encounter and negotiate our physical world, and bring some awareness and joy to the process. And I feel that the most effective way for me to achieve this is by presenting installations, these restrained arrangements of facts. With restricted use of very particular materials, sheer and lightweight, the installations suggest the presence of light and the absence of weight.

About the Artist

Lynne Harlow is a reductive artist based in Providence, RI and New York, NY. She makes large scale site-specific work and small drawings and prints in a language of sensual minimalism. She holds an M.F.A. from Hunter College in New York. She exhibits her work in the U.S. and internationally, including recent shows at The Skydive in Houston, TX, P.S. 1 in New York and RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia. In 2002 she was a visiting artist at the Chinati Foundation in Marfa, TX.

To learn more about the artist, please go to lynneharlow.com.

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