Horror Vacui

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Judy Pfaff

American, born England, born 1946

Horror Vacui, 1988

  • On View

Painted steel and wire

Dimensions: 118 × 256 × 108 in. (299.7 × 650.2 × 274.3 cm)

Gift of Genevieve and Richard Shaw, by exchange, 2010.224

Judy Pfaff creates sprawling sculptures and installations that can be viewed as three-dimensional drawings. Her sculptures, which are often composed of steel, fiberglass, plaster, and/or found materials, often give the illusion of weightlessness with forms dramatically extending from the wall into the viewer's space.

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