Liz Glynn creates sculptures, large-scale installations, and performances drawing upon different historical epochs, architecture, artifacts, and literature. Her work explores individual agency within complex superstructures in the face of an increasingly abstract economy. Her practice seeks to embody dynamic cycles of growth and decay by evidencing process, encouraging participation, and inciting future action.
Recent solo projects include those at SculptureCenter (NYC), Paula Cooper Gallery (NYC), and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Los Angeles). Her work has also been presented at the Barbican Centre (London), The New Museum (NYC), the Hammer Museum (Los Angeles), Performa 11, and MASS MoCA. Reviews of her projects have appeared in The New York Times, Artforum, New York Magazine, the Los Angeles Times, The New Yorker and Frieze. Glynn was born in Boston in 1981 and lives and works in Los Angeles. She completed her A.B. from Visual and Environmental Studies in 2003 and her MFA from CalArts in Art and Integrated Media in 2008.
Image: Liz Glynn, RANSOM ROOM, 2014. Red sculpture wax, gold mica powder, pigmented stucco, durational performance. Installation view, Phase II: Spoils. SculptureCenter, Long Island City. 14 x 21 x 10'.