Venetian Opera, 2017

cast sparkles on handmade paper over chicken wire and acrylic medium

38 x 27 x 12 1/2 inches

Lynda Benglis, Sparkle Mars

Sparkle Mars, 2017

cast sparkles on handmade paper over chicken wire, acrylic medium, sparkles

44 x 19 x 13 inches

Lynda Benglis, Wonder Woman

Wonder Woman, 2016-17

cast sparkles on handmade paper over chicken wire

49 x 20 x 16 inches

Geisha, 2017

cast sparkles on handmade paper over chicken wire, ground coal with acrylic medium, and acrylic

59 x 15 3/4 x 13 inches

Lynda Benglis, Madame Butterfly

Madame Butterfly, 2017

cast sparkles on handmade paper over chicken wire

27 x 26 x 16 inches

Lynda Benglis

Contrapposto, 2017

handmade paper over chicken wire, acrylic

25 x 28 1/2 x 13 3/4 inches

Lynda Benglis paper Locks Gallery

Untitled, 1980

cast paper, pigment, and paint

32 x 19 x 8 3/4 inches

Lynda Benglis paper Locks Gallery

Bohemian Waxwing, 2014

handmade paper, wire, acrylic, encaustic wax

24 x 12 x 9 1/2 inches

Lynda Benglis paper Lagniappe Locks Gallery

Lagniappe 25/26, 1978

cast paper, acrylic and glitter

35 x 12 1/2 x 5 inches

Lynda Benglis paper Locks Gallery

Zantus, 2014
handmade paper, wire, acrylic, encaustic wax
78 x 14 x 10 1/2 inches

Lynda Benglis paper Locks Gallery

Tufted Titmous, 2014
handmade paper, wire, acrylic, gold leaf
73 x 9 x 11 inches

Lynda Benglis, Bee Sting

Bee Sting, 2015

handmade paper over chicken wire

64 x 21 x 24 inches

Artist Bio

Lynda Benglis was born in Lake Charles, LA and graduated from Newcomb College with a BFA in 1964. Currently she lives and works between New York, Santa Fe, Greece, and India. The 2009–2011 traveling retrospective Lynda Benglis visited six venues in Europe and the United States, including the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles and the New Museum, New York. Benglis’ work is in numerous public collections including the Dallas Museum of Art; the Guggenheim Museum of Art, NY; the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington, D.C.; the Los Angeles County Museum of Art; the Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art; Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY; the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; the Museum of Modern Art, NY; the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.; the Philadelphia Museum of Art; the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art; the Tate Modern, London; the Walker Art Center, MN; and the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York.