Steven Siegel

Big, with rift

2009
6'11" x 31'9" x 10'5"
paper, flora
Lent by the artist. Newspaper courtesy of the Worcester Telegram and Gazette.

Born in White Plains, NY, 1953
Works in Red Hook, NY

Steven Siegel transforms familiar, everyday objects like newspapers, plastic bottles, and e-waste into monumental sculpture to create a meditation on impermanence, temporality, and our vulnerability to the effects of time, deterioration, and cyclicality.  More info...

Tap below to hear Steven Siegel talk about making art out of newspaper:

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Tap below to hear Judi McCloskey and Ellen Sturtevant, deCordova Museum Guides, talk about the installation process:

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