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  • Provenance

    Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

  • Exhibited

    Tampa Museum of Art, Patricia Cronin, Aphrodite, and the Lure of Antiquity: Conversations with the Collection, August 16 – January 6, 2019 (another example exhibited)

  • Catalogue Essay

    Patricia Cronin
    Born 1963, Beverly, Massachusetts

    1986 BFA Rhode Island College
    1988 MFA Brooklyn College CUNY, Brooklyn
    1991 Skowhegan School of Art, Maine

    Selected museum exhibitions:
    Tampa Museum of Art (2018); The FLAG Art Foundation, New York (2016); Chiesa di San Gallo, Venice (2015); Musei Capitolini, Rome (2013); Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow (2012); Newcomb Art Museum, New Orleans (2012); Brooklyn Museum (2009); American Academy in Rome (2007); University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1999); South Florida Art Center, Miami (1995)
    Selected honors: National Academy of Design (2018); Anonymous Was A Woman Award (2009); Rome Prize in Visual Art, American Academy (2006); Distinguished Alumni Award, Rhode Island College (2004)

    Selected public collections: Avery Library, Columbia University, New York; Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow; Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow; Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York; National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.; Pérez Art Museum Miami; National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.; Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx

    Brooklyn-based sculptor Patricia Cronin uses a classical style to explore contemporary feminist themes. Aphrodite Reimagined is a maquette of a monumental sculpture of the same title in the collection of the Tampa Museum of Art. Inspired by a fragment of marble Roman figure from the museum’s collection from the 1st century AD, Cronin re-created the figure in cold cast marble and reconstituted the figure’s missing features in a pale aquamarine resin. The result is a sculpture that appears simultaneously ancient and contemporary, fragmented and whole.


Aphrodite Reimagined

cold cast marble and resin
28 7/8 x 11 x 10 in. (73.3 x 27.9 x 25.4 cm.)
Executed in 2018, this work is number 1 from an edition of 6 and is for exhibition only. Please note that number 3 from the edition of 6 is available for sale.

This work is the maquette of Aphrodite Reimagined housed at the Tampa Museum.

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NOMEN: American Women Artists from 1945 to Today

New York Selling Exhibition 19 June - 3 August 2019