Created and Sold by Noa Bornstein

Noa Bornstein

Photographed in local Greenpoint, Brooklyn Park

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Burlap and sisal fiber in plaster over wire mesh and copper armature, with aluminum feet, enamel and oil paint, 24" x 18" x 58". A willing park-goer is shown with the Pig in 2011. Would have to be cast in an impermeable material to be outside for an extended period.

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Noa Bornstein

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Sculptures to See and Touch

"Sculptor and painter (focus on drawing) Noa Bornstein was born in San Rafael, California and grew up in Los Angeles. She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Fine Art from the University of California at Santa Cruz. Her sculpture is represented in Northern California by Sculpturesite. She moved to New York City in 1986, directly from Europe after a traveling show of drawing studies for her 100' L.A. mural showed at cultural institutions in Belgium and Vienna Austria. In New York, she completd a 90' mural commission for the Harlem Rehabilitation Center in 1987. Her work developed into 3 dimensions almost suddenly after the death of her father in 1994. She has related that "perhaps it was the only sculpture that could get at the changing shape of the cloud in my father's profile." Her Duo show, "Survival of the Fittest" at P339 Gallery in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, November 2013, featured her life-size and miniature animal sculptures that were available to be touched. Bornstein's sculpture, Scapegoat, made from a bench, was available to sit on. Recent group exhibitions of drawings include "Discourse on Drawing, International Contemporary Drawing", at the University of North Carolina, Asheville, 2017."

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