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Sarah Sze La Paz Community School Mendoza. Sarah Sze Sarah Sze (born 1969) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York City. Sze uses ordinary.

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1 Sarah Sze La Paz Community School Mendoza

2 Sarah Sze Sarah Sze (born 1969) is a contemporary artist who lives and works in New York City. Sze uses ordinary objects to create sculptures and site-specific installations. She is the United States Representative for the Venice Biennale, the 55th International Art Exhibition, in Born in Boston, Massachusetts, Sze graduated Summa Cum Laude from Yale University with a BA in She then received a MFA from the School of Visual Arts, New York in Sze is an alumna of Milton Academy in Milton, Massachusetts, from which she graduated in 1987

3 Since the late 1990s, Sarah Sze's signature sculptural aesthetic has presented ephemeral installations that penetrate walls, suspend from ceilings and burrow into the ground.

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7 Sze utilises of everyday objects in her installations from cotton buds and tea bags to water bottles and ladders, light bulbs and electric fans. Presented as leftovers or traces of human behaviour, these items, released from their commonplace duty possess a certain vitality and ambition within the work.

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11 Artist practice exists at the intersection of sculpture, painting and architecture where her formal interest in light, air and movement is coupled with an intuitive understanding of colour and texture.

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16 Sze utilises of everyday objects in her installations from cotton buds and tea bags to water bottles and ladders, light bulbs and electric fans. Presented as leftovers or traces of human behaviour, these items, released from their commonplace duty possess a certain vitality and ambition within the work.

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21 Her careful consideration of every shift in scale between the humble and the monumental, the throwaway and the precious, the incidental and the essential solicits a new experience of space, disorienting and reorienting the viewer at every turn.

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