Rob Wynne: I Remember Ceramic Castles, Mermaids & Japanese Bridges

September 21, 2012 - September 1, 2013

Organized by the Norton Museum of Art
Curated by Cheryl Brutvan, Curator of Contemporary Art

New York-based artist Rob Wynne, who creates stunning and beautiful sculptures, reliefs, and installations inspired by diverse sources such as art, literature, and nature, will create the second site-specific project for the Norton’s main lobby. He has manipulated glittering, mirrored glass to create symbolic shapes and texts that simultaneously appear reflective and seem invisible. With this material, he gives form to a snippet of someone else’s conversation or an evocative idea such as “silence that wants to speak.” For this project, Wynne will integrate the natural world–birds, sea, air, flora, and insects – distinct to the Norton’s location through glass-beaded drawings and hand printed wallpaper, and incorporate examples of art from the Museum Collection. 
 

Organized by Cheryl Brutvan, Director of Curatorial Affairs, Curator of Contemporary Art, Norton Museum of Art
This installation is made possible through the generosity of Vanessa and Anthony Beyer.