Sandy Skoglund | the artist




The artist Sandy Skoglund
Born 1946, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA.

Style and technique of the artist: Installation art, Sculpture Objects,


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"I think I am most fond of the unseen part"
Skoglundís work represents an exuberant union of Surrealism and Conceptualism. Trained in painting and filmmaking, she first made serious use of the camera in 1974. By 1979, Skoglund was creating room-size installations in which every element was handmade or altered.,,
Sandy Skoglundís work has been described as an ďantic dream world of ordinary life gone seriously awry.Ē For example, Hangers is a photograph of a room that looks realistic yet bizarre—pink floor, yellow walls, and all those blue hangers, two-dimensional images repeated on the wall and floor, but becoming three-dimensional objects as one falls into the can of paint, and another rests on the seat of the chair…
Sandy Skoglundís work has been described as an ďantic dream world of ordinary life gone seriously awry…Ē
Revenge of the Goldfish


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