In/Animate: Recent Work by Myra Mimlitsch-Gray by Daniel BelascoIn/Animate: Recent Work by Myra Mimlitsch-Gray by Daniel Belasco

In/Animate: Recent Work by Myra Mimlitsch-Gray

byDaniel Belasco, Akiko Busch, Myra Mimlitsch-Gray

Paperback | September 1, 2016

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In/Animate surveys the past decade of work by Myra Mimlitsch-Gray, internationally renowned metalsmith and head of the Metal Program at SUNY New Paltz. Curated by author Akiko Busch, the exhibition explores a variety of artistic processes using iron, copper, brass, silver, and enameled steel. Mimlitsch-Gray's domestic artifacts suggest a coalescence of body and thing, conveying the mutability of the animate and inanimate and reflecting the intimacy between people and the objects they use. A spoon could be a lip, or a dangling twist of fabric, a vein. Over forty meticulously crafted works contribute to the contemporary conversation about how household objects express ideas about presentation, utility, and class.
Daniel Belasco is Curator of Exhibitions and Programs at the Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art at the State University of New York at New Paltz. Akiko Busch writes about design, culture, and nature for a variety of publications. She is the author of Geography of Home, The Uncommon Life of Common Objects, Nine Ways to Cross a River, and The I...
Title:In/Animate: Recent Work by Myra Mimlitsch-GrayFormat:PaperbackDimensions:72 pages, 11.7 × 8.3 × 0.68 inPublished:September 1, 2016Publisher:Samuel Dorsky Museum of ArtLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0692560114

ISBN - 13:9780692560112

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