• Garment-Like Sculptures by Susie MacMurray Explore Perceptions of Female Identity

    2 monthes ago - By Colossal

    Chain mail, needles, and dishwashing gloves: though not the materials you'd expect a dress to be made from, British artist Susie MacMurray uses them in her garment-inspired sculptures. MacMurray's first piece in this body of work was Gladrags , made in 2002 from 10,000 pink balloons. Since then, the artist has produced several other seemingly wearable sculptures including Medusa , Widow , and A Mixture of Frailties .
    “They have all been more concerned with the perception of women, their power and their vulnerabilities,” she explains to Colossal. “I am interested in how human strengths and...
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