Nancy Lorenz

Nancy Lorenz (B. 1962)
Moon, 2014
paint and gilt on canvas
10 1/8 x 9

Nancy Lorenz (B. 1962)
Yacht Commission Study II ,2014
Mixed media on paper
9 H. x 6 ½ W. inches

Nancy Lorenz (B. 1962)
Moon Gold Clouds, 2010
mirror, moon gold
10 H.  x 8 W. inches

Nancy Lorenz (B. 1962)
Pink Abalone ,2009
Red, Gold, Putty Clay
10 H. x 8 W. inches

Nancy Lorenz (B. 1962)
Tile Study, 2014
Silver-leaf, resin, pigment
4 5/8 H. x 3 ½ W. inches

Nancy Lorenz (B. 1962)
Forms, 2010
Mirror, silver leaf
7 ¾ H. x 5 5/8 W. inches

Artist Description

Nancy Lorenz earned a BFA Summa Cum Laude in Painting and Printmaking at the University of Michigan. She received an MFA in Painting from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia and Rome, and a John Simon Guggenheim Award in 1998. Lorenz lives and works in New York City.

“Nancy Lorenz creates highly finished, abstract work out of luxury materials; her work is sensual, exploratory, tactile, and playful. Inspired by traditional Japanese forms, materials, and craftsmanship, as well as through her own awareness of twentieth-century art practice, she seeks to revisit and re-imagine the art object, to somehow “make it new.””

Justin Spring

American art and culture writer

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