Niamh Barry’s Unfolded is a twelve foot long suspended light sculpture that follows The Sum of One and Two II. Composed of the artist’s signature floating hand-formed rings, the piece is handmade of mirror-polished bronze with the highest caliber of dimmable LEDs covered by beautiful glass opal tiles. The result is a sinuous, glamorous form, that takes on completely different shapes and light levels depending upon the angle from which it is viewed.
As Barry works on a commission basis, a bespoke version may be made to order with custom dimensionality, materials such as bronze or stainless steel, and finishes.
Niamh Barry was born in 1968 in Dubin, Ireland where she still works and lives. In 1991 upon graduation from the National College of Art and Design, Barry established her studio and started to make unique conceptual furniture and light sculptures from a range of materials that has included aluminum, porcelain, linen, mirror, and acrylic as well as wood, black patinated solid hand formed bronze, mirror-polished hand-formed solid bronze and Murano glass. In her signature work, visual weight and movement are a constant theme. Barry’s work is included in many public and private collections nationally and internationally, including the Four Seasons Hotel, O2, Candy and Candy, Merrion Hotel, Shelbourne Hotel, Finchatton, and U2. Her work is exhibited year round at the world’s most prestigious art fairs, including Art Basel, The Salon: Art + Design, and FOG: Design + Art.
136″ L x 29.5″ W x 19″ H
Hand-formed Mirror Polished Bronze, Opal Glass, LEDs
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