Lot 22: Beverly Pepper, “Torqued Stainless Steel Ribbons,” 1970s
October 27, 2016
New York, NY, USALive Auction
Beverly Pepper (b. 1922) - American sculptor and Land artist
Engraved “B- Pepper” on sculpture.
Initials “B.P.” welded on socle.
Dimensions: 33 x 42.5 x 20 in (83.82 x 107.95 x 50.8 cm)
Very good condition.
Beverly Pepper (American, b.1922)
Beverly Pepper (b.1922) is an influential outdoor sculptor and land artist working in wood, polished stainless, and Cor-ten steel. In parallel with artists such as Richard Serra, Pepper furthered the exploitation of industrial manufacturing techniques by contemporary artists from her studio in Umbria, Italy. In 1991 she was the subject of a solo exhibition at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and in 2003 she was awarded the Alexander Calder Prize for Sculpture.
In overall very good condition. Some very minor staining and scratches.
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