This exhibition features a monumental inflated sculpture suspended in the museum Atrium, by Parisian artist Anne Ferrer. The playful undulating form, stitched on site during a two month-long residency, continues Ferrer's interest in using brightly colored sailcloth to create joyous forms that suggest undersea life, French pastry, and the pleasure of floating in air. The show includes working drawings and watercolors of past site-specific installations by this important international artist, whose exhibitions in New York and the Pompidou Center in Paris have earned her recent critical notice.
Born in the south of France and based in Paris, Anne Ferrer has a MFA from Yale University, and a BFA from Oklahoma University. For over 20 years she has explored sculpture and unconventional textile arts, exhibiting in dozens of venues across France, as well as in New York, Prague, Turin, Bolivia, and Texas. Hot Pink is Ferrer's largest piece to date, and her first museum site project in the United States.
Working Study 2 for Hot Pink, 2012, watercolor and graphite on paper, 19.7 x 25.6 inches, collection of the Taubman Museum of Art.
Members Only Event!
Meet the Artist Anne Ferrer
October 10th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm
$5 for members
FREE for artcrowd members
Join artist-in-residence, Anne Ferrer on Wednesday, October 10th from 6pm-8pm, for an
evening behind the scenes. This Members-Only event will give members
the chance to meet and interact with Anne and learn about her
inspiration and design process.
To RSVP, or to join the museum so you may attend, please call 540.342.5760.
Cash bar and appetizers will be available on the third floor terrace!