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Katy Schimert (American, b.1963)
LOT ID: 82168
Brain Coral, 2010

Other Synthetic Materials, Plasticine and Screen Mesh
10 х 12 х 12 in. (25.4 x 30.48 x 30.48 cm.)
Other, uninspected
Lot description
Executed in 2010, this whimsical rainbow-colored sculpture by Katy Schimert displays the artist's affinity for evocative organic forms.

Artwork measures approximately 10 x 12 x 12 inches (25.4 x 30.5 x 30.5 cm).

Katy Schimert (b. 1963) is an American sculptor, filmmaker, and draughtsman whose intricate works frequently deploy organic forms, including human anatomy, and the narratives of myth, fiction, and literature. Schimert received her MFA from Yale University School of Art in 1989. Schimert has had solo exhibitions at David Zwirner, New York, NY (1997, 2001, 2006, and 2008); Janice Guy, New York, NY (1995); the AC Project Room, New York, NY (1995); the Renaissance Society of the University of Chicago, IL (1997); No Limits Events Gallery, Milan, Italy; the University of California Berkeley Art Museum, CA (1999); 1301PE, Los Angeles CA (2000); and Ochi Gallery, Ketchum, ID (2010). She has also exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA (1996); the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY (1997); the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, CA (1997); the Institute of Contemporary Art, London, England (1997); the Tate Gallery, London, England (1999); the Aspen Art Museum, CO (2007); and the Brooklyn Academy of Music, Brooklyn, NY (2010), among many others. She lives and works in New York, NY.

Selected Public Collections:
Fonds Régional D’Art Contemporain de Haute-Normandie, Sotteville les Rouen, France
Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, CA
Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY
Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN
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Brain Coral by Katy Schimert
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