Two Rings

Dee Briggs

PIECE
Two Rings

LOCATION
Sculpture Garden
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DESCRIPTION
2012 Welded Steel

DIMENSIONS
96” x 144” x 48”

ARTIST
Dee Briggs

Part of the Geometry In Art Exhibition
On loan from the Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation

About the Work

“My work grows out of mathematics and architecture – geometry, symmetry and rhythm – line, plane and volume – visual perception and spatial understanding. They are three-dimensional patterns that are at once familiar and foreign. Heavy forms that imply weightlessness creating a tempting and engaging spatial experience. Line teasing out plane, plane carving out volume – actual, implied or perceived and explored through materials traditionally used in the built environment.” – Dee Briggs

“Mi trabajo surge de las matemáticas y la arquitectura – geometría, simetría y ritmo – línea, plano y volumen – percepción visual y comprensión espacial; son patrones tridimensionales que son a la vez familiares y extraños. Formas pesadas que implican ingravidez creando una experiencia espacial tentadora y atractiva; línea que extrae el plano, plano que esculpe el volumen: real, implícito o percibido y explorado a través de materiales tradicionalmente utilizados en el entorno construido”.  – Dee Briggs

Special thanks to Voigt Family Sculpture Foundation

About the Artist

Dee Briggs was born in Western Pennsylvania and raised in the northern panhandle of West Virginia. At the age of 18, Briggs moved to New York City. She studied architecture at the City College of New York and earned a Master of Architecture degree from Yale University in 2002. She has taught in the schools of art and architecture at Carnegie Mellon University and exhibits nationally. Currently, her home and studio are located in Wilkinsburg, Pennsylvania.

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