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Alice Aycock

Alice Aycock is an American sculptor, installation artist, and engineer whose works explore psychological and physical aspects of space. She often creates pieces that reflect architecture and engineering and also uses materials like earth, stone, and steel. Her works have been featured in numerous exhibitions and her large-scale installations have been seen by a wide audience. Notable works by Alice Aycock include “Tunnel of Oysters,” a 1970s installation in East Hampton featuring a series of large wooden chambers that resemble mazes; “A Simple Network of Underground Wells and Tunnels” which was a 1979 installation in New York City; and Flight Patterns, a large-scale outdoor installation in Austin, Texas. Her works are often interactive and speak to the viewers’ physical and psychological engagement with the art.

Alice Aycock, sculpture, installation, engineering, architect, art, engineer, artist.

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Alice Aycock

Alice Aycock is an influential American artist whose large-scale sculptural works explore the relationship between architecture, technology, engineering, and science. Her works often draw on socio-cultural concerns and ideas related to physical travels and migrations, and invite viewers to participate in the formation of a narrative. Aycock has pushed the boundaries of sculptural expression, creating works that are both visually stunning and conceptually complex. Her technical and interactive pieces have been featured at various international biennials and public collections, and she has been awarded several honors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Design and the International Sculpture Center's Lifetime Achievement Award in Contemporary Sculpture.

Alice Aycock, sculpture, installation, public art, interactive, architecture, engineering.

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Alice Aycock

Alice Aycock has long been a leader in the contemporary art world, creating works that are both visually stunning and conceptually complex. Her works examine the relationship between architecture, technology, engineering, and science, often with a focus on socio-cultural concerns and ideas related to physical travels and migrations. Her innovative works invite viewers to participate in the formation of a narrative, often through interactive elements and intricate technical details. Aycock has had a long and distinguished career, with her works featured in biennials and public collections around the world, and she has been awarded numerous honors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Design and the International Sculpture Center's Lifetime Achievement Award in Contemporary Sculpture. Aycock’s pioneering approach to sculpture has made her an icon in the art world, and her works continue to inspire and challenge viewers to explore the boundaries of art and design.

Alice Aycock, sculptor, artist, public art, public sculpture, interactive art, installation art, contemporary art

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Alice Aycock

Alice Aycock is an internationally renowned American sculptor whose large-scale works investigate the complex relationship between architecture, technology, and engineering. She often draws on socio-cultural concerns and ideas related to physical travels and migrations, and her works are known for their intricate technical details, references to the human condition, and interactive nature. A recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the National Academy of Design Lifetime Achievement Award and the International Sculpture Center's 2015 Lifetime Achievement Award in Contemporary Sculpture, her pieces have been featured in biennials and public collections around the world. Aycock's pieces invite viewers to participate in the formation of a narrative, as seen in projects like Park of Fantasies in Basel, Switzerland, Weather Machine in Long Island City, and Double Reverse Illusion in Munich. By exploring the relationship between technology, engineering, and art, Aycock has developed a unique style that has been lauded by critics and audiences worldwide.

Alice Aycock, sculptor, artist, public art, biennials, awards, honors, architecture, technology, engineering, interactive art, narrative, Park of Fantasies, Weather Machine, Double Reverse Illusion.

Claudia Rossetti

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Alice Aycock

Alice Aycock is an American artist renowned for her large-scale sculptural works that focus on elements of architecture, technology, engineering, and science. Her creations often exist in the public realm and often draw on socio-cultural concerns and ideas related to physical travels and migrations. Her works are known for having intricate technical details, with references to the human condition and history. Often, her creations are interactive and invite viewers to participate in the formation of a narrative. Her innovative works have been featured at various international biennials, and have been included in numerous public collections. She has also been awarded several honors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award from the National Academy of Design, and the 2015 International Sculpture Center's Lifetime Achievement Award in Contemporary Sculpture. Some of her most celebrated works include the “Park of Fantasies” in Basel Switzerland, the “Weather Machine” in Long Island City, and the “Double Reverse Illusion” in Munich.

Alice Aycock, American Artist, Sculpture, Public Art, Biennials, Interactive Works

Giovanna Mancini

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