Evan Penny - Contemporary Art Day Sale New York Friday, May 11, 2012 | Phillips
  • Provenance

    Sperone Westwater, New York

  • Catalogue Essay

    Evan Penny’s Stretch/Anamorph sculptures are 'warped at bizarre angles that don’t look totally "correct" or "in focus" from any specific vantage point. It’s hard to imagine a sculpture skewed in three dimensions, but the effect is mesmerizing. The closest analogy is perhaps the capability of Photoshop to distort an image like a fun house mirror, bending and stretching human features. But Penny manages to pull off this twist in three dimensions with a level of precision that seems more digital than human.' (D. Larkin, "The Awkward Joys of Anamorphosis," Hyperallergic, March 23, 2011)


Female Stretch 1

silicone, pigment, fabric, hair, and aluminum
72 x 11 3/4 x 5 7/8 in. (183 x 30 x 15 cm)
Signed, titled, and dated "E. Penny 2007 Female Stretch #1" on the reverse.

$80,000 - 120,000 

Contemporary Art Day Sale

Contemporary Art Day
11 May 2012
New York