Liliane Lijn | the artist




The artist Liliane Lijn
Born 1939, New York, USA.
Lives and works in London, UK.

Style and technique of the artist: Sculpture Objects, Kinetic Art,


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New Yorker by birth – European by education – Londoner by choice Studied Archeology at the Sorbonne and History of Art at the Ecole du Louvre in Paris Interrupted academic pursuits to concentrate on painting – was involved with the Surrealists…
Lijn was the foremost exponent of kinetic art using plastics, liquids and light in the early 1970s. Viewed in virtual darkness, her early works combined clear plastic balls rolling on large revolving discs of clear plastic that encased liquids – the bubbles of which altered with the motion…
I work in a broad range of materials and media, making extensive use of new technologies to create works which view the world as energy. A constant dialogue between opposites, my sculptures use light and motion to transform themselves from solid to void, opaque to transparent, formal to organic…
Starslide, 2005
LIQUID LIGHT : WORKING WITH WATER


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