Elizabeth Turk | the artist
The artist Elizabeth Turk
Born 1961, Pasadena, California, USA.
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Turk is a sculptor who transforms her signature medium of marble into strikingly intricate, seemingly weightless objects that defy expectations of a traditionally monumental, heavy, and prone-to-fracture material. While her past artistic projects have involved works in metal, glass, and porcelain, as well as drawings, photography, and video, Turk has focused on marble in her major series of works.
The Collars. This installation, featuring sixteen intricately carved marble sculptures, marks not only the artist's first solo exhibition with Hirschl & Adler, but also the first time that this exquisite series of collars will be shown as a complete body of work…