Niamh Barry, Tilted Head II, IRE, 2016

Niamh Barry, Tilted Head II, IRE, 2016
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Niamh Barry, Tilted Head II, IRE, 2016

Tilted Head II is based on a study of human embrace and its movement. Made with Niamh Barry’s signature hand-formed bronze rings, the piece features opal glass tiles covering LED light strips that emit a perennial warm glow. Experienced differently from every angle at which the viewer stands, Tilted Head II not only comments upon our movement, but elicits our movement around the very piece.  The pictured light sculpture is the second version of Tilted Head, created within Niamh Barry’s commission-based program.  A bespoke version of this piece may be made to order with custom dimensionality and finishes. Please contact [email protected] for details and pricing.

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 solid bronze, and Murano glass. In her signature work, visual weight and movement are a constant theme.  All custom pieces are available with Dimmable LED lighting.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.

Mirror-polished hand-formed solid bronze, glass opal tiles, and LEDs

94 1/2″ H x 47″ W

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