Lizzy Waronker

Los Angeles-based artist, Lizzy Waronker, specializes in assemblage, exploring mythologies – often in miniature – and postmodern reclaiming. Drawing on childhood explorations in her family’s labyrinthine New England home, she injects a surprising amount of detail into her three-dimensional worlds. Waronker has confronted scales large and small in her exhibitions, often placing Lilliputian sculptures in over-sized environment installations. She summons personal, as well as cultural, experience to conjure Gothic American tapestries of chaotic yet cohesive folklore. Primarily self-taught, she finds inspiration in nature, the detritus of others, and decomposition caused by neglect and time. Her work is represented in numerous private collections.



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Exhibits: Detrius
Show runs May 5-30, 2011
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