Judy Pfaff

520 West 21st Street

7 February - 9 March 2019

Quartet One, 2018, Photographic inspired digital image, wire frame, acrylic, melted plastic, aluminum discs, fungus, paper, glitter, Styrofoam, fluorescent light, drawing in artist's frame, 120.75 x 156 x 32 inches, 306.7 x 396.2 x 81.3 cm, MMG#30418

Quartet Two, 2018, Photographic inspired digital image, steel frame, acrylic, expanded foam, aluminum discs, light bulbs, wood, melted plastic, Styrofoam, drawing in artist's frame, 128.5 x 160 x 60 inches, 326.4 x 406.4 x 152.4 cm, MMG#30419

Quartet Three, 2018, Photographic inspired digital image, acrylic, expanded foam, aluminum discs, paper, acrylic, melted plastic, Styrofoam, drawing in artist's frame, 121 x 149 x 21 inches, 307.3 x 378.5 x 53.3 cm, MMG#30420

Quartet Four, 2018, Photographic inspired digital image, aluminum discs, paper, thread, wood, drawings in artist's frames, 85 x 132 x 2 inches, 215.9 x 335.3 x 5.1 cm, MMG#30471

+'s & -'s #25, 2018, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 13.5 x 30 inches, 34.3 x 76.2 cm, MMG#30610

Year of the Rat 8, 2018, Vintage Indian paper, oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 13.5 x 33 inches,
34.3 x 83.8 cm, MMG#30607

Year of the Rat 10, 2018, Vintage Indian paper, oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 13.5 x 34 inches
34.3 x 86.4 cm, MMG#30609

Year of the Rat 11, 2018, Vintage Indian paper, oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 13 x 40.5 inches, 33 x 102.9 cm, MMG#30608

Year of the Rat 20, 2018, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 12.5 x 56.25 inches, 31.8 x 142.9 cm, MMG#30631

rOOster 41, 2017, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 12.25 x 29.25 inches, 31.1 x 74.3 cm, MMG#30615

rOOster 42, 2017, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 12.25 x 29.25 inches, 31.1 x 74.3 cm, MMG#30614

rOOster 43, 2017, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 12.25 x 29.25 inches, 31.1 x 74.3 cm, MMG#30616

Untitled, 2016, Oil stick, ink, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 13 x 79 inches, 33 x 200.7 cm, MMG#29794

Raga 3, 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 10 x 22 inches, 25.4 x 55.9 cm, MMG#30622

Raga 6, 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 10 x 22 inches, 25.4 x 55.9 cm, MMG#30624

Raga 10, 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 9 7/8 x 21 7/8 inches, 25.1 x 55.6 cm, MMG#30625

Raga 16, 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 10 x 20 inches, 25.4 x 50.8 cm, MMG#30623

Untitled, 2016, Oil stick, ink, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 16.5 x 23.5 inches, 41.9 x 59.7 cm, MMG#30613

Ragamala 9 , 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 10 x 46 inches, 25.4 x 116.8 cm, MMG#30629

Ragamala 11, 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 10 x 51 inches, 25.4 x 129.5 cm, MMG#30619

Ragamala 14, 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Chinese and American documents, in artist's frame 18.25 x 86.75 inches, 46.4 x 220.3 cm, MMG#30651

Udaipur 18, 2013, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 9.5 x 21.25 inches, 24.1 x 54 cm, MMG#30621

Udaipur 19, 2014, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, collage, in artist's frame, 9.5 x 21 inches, 24.1 x 53.3 cm, MMG#30626

Udaipur 36, 2014, Oil stick, encaustic, vintage Indian paper, in artist's frame, 8.75 x 18.75 inches, 22.2 x 47.6 cm, MMG#30620

Moon Tail Beta, 2018, Melted plastic, paper, acrylic, resin, 22 x 22.5 x 10 inches 55.9 x 57.2 x 25.4 cm, MMG#30681

A – Tisket, 2018, Melted plastic, paper, acrylic, resin22.5 x 25 x 15 inches, 57.2 x 63.5 x 38.1 cm, MMG#30682

Press Release

JUDY PFAFF was born in London in 1946. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from Washington University in St. Louis, MO in 1971 and graduated from Yale University with a Master of Fine Arts degree in 1973.

A pioneer of installation art, Pfaff has had over 100 major solo installations across the country and abroad at such venues as the Chazen Museum of Art, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI; the Denver Art Museum, Denver, CO; the St. Louis Art Museum, St. Louis, MO; the Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY; Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati, OH; and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.

Pfaff is the recipient of numerous awards including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the International Sculpture Center (2014); a MacArthur Fellowship (2004); an Award of Merit Gold Medal for Sculpture from the American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York (2002); a Bessie Award (1984); and a Guggenheim Fellowship (1983), as well as two grants from the National Endowment for the Arts (1979 and 1986). She is the Richard B. Fisher Professor in the Arts and Co-Chair of the Studio Arts Program at Bard College, Annan- dale-on-Hudson, NY.

Recently, Pfaff was the visiting artist in the Walter Gropius Master Artist Series at the Huntington Museum of Art in Huntington, WV. The artist currently lives and works in Kingston and Tivoli, NY.