Petah Coyne

Selected Works

  • The Feminine

    The Feminine, 2015

    Installation, Glasstress 2015 Gotika, Palazzo Cavalli-Franchetti

    FOREGROUND:
    Untitled #1399 (Bella Marya), 2015
    18th century glass chandelier reproduction, hand-blown glass beads, gold thread, quilting thread.

    BACKGROUND:
    Untitled #1395 (Mirror, Mirror), 2015
    Antique glass mirrors, repurposed glass leaves and glass chandelier elements, hand-blown glass beads, glass flowers and glass leaves, candelabras, candles, wax, velvet, pearl-headed hat pins, tassels, thread, felt

  • Untitled #1399 (Bella Marya)

    Untitled #1399 (Bella Marya), 2015

    Detail view

  • Untitled #1388 (The Unconsoled)

    Untitled #1388 (The Unconsoled), 2013-14

    Silk flowers, specially-formulated wax, pigment, paint, thread, wire, floral tape, taxidermy Silver Pied peacock, taxidermy Sulphur-crested cockatoo, taxidermy snow geese, steel, metal hardware, maple, birch plywood, aluminum

    121.5 x 288 x 24 inches (305.1 x 731.5 x 61 cm) overall

  • Untitled #1388 (The Unconsoled)

    Untitled #1388 (The Unconsoled), 2013-14

    Detail view

  • Untitled #1242 (Black Snowflake)

    Untitled #1242 (Black Snowflake), 2007-12

    Steel, chicken-wire fencing, wire, cable, cable nuts, specially-formulated wax, candles, hand-blown glass bulbs, taxidermy Black Shoulder peacock, tassels, silk/rayon velvet, sash weight, quick-link shackles, jaw-to-jaw swivel, 3/8” Grade 30 proof coil chain, thread, paper towels, plastic

    71 x 75 x 50 inches (180.3 x 190.5 x 127 cm)

  • Untitled #1378 (Zelda Fitzgerald)

    Untitled #1378 (Zelda Fitzgerald), 1997-2013

    Detail view

  • Untitled #1378 (Zelda Fitzgerald)

    Untitled #1378 (Zelda Fitzgerald), 1997-2013

    Silk flowers, specially-formulated wax, candles, acrylic paint, pigment, white pearl-headed hat pins, artificial pearl strands, cast-wax statuary figure, cast-wax hand sculptures, ribbon, knitting needles, steel rods, chicken-wire fencing, washers, fabric, thread, wire, horse hair, Masonite, plywood, drywall, plaster, glue, filament, rubber, steel, wood and metal screws, maple, laminated Luxar®

    81.4 x 35.75 x 35.75 inches (206.2 x 90.8 x 90.8 cm) overall

  • Untitled #1336 (Scalapino Nu Shu)

    Untitled #1336 (Scalapino Nu Shu), 2009-10

    Apple tree, taxidermy Black Melanistic Pheasants, taxidermy Blue India Peacocks, taxidermy Black Shouldered Peacocks, taxidermy Spalding Peacocks, taxidermy black squirrel, black sand from pig iron casting, Acrylex 234, paint, cement, chicken-wire fencing, wood, gravel, sisal, staging rope, cotton rope, insulated foam sealant, pipe, epoxy, threaded rod, wire, screws, jaw-to-jaw swivel

    158 x 247.5 x 245 inches (401.3 x 628.7 x 622.3 cm) overall

    Collection Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Untitled #1176 (Elisabeth-Elizabeth)

    Untitled #1176 (Elisabeth-Elizabeth), 2007-10

    Taxidermy birds, chandelier, candles, silk flowers, specially-formulated wax, paint, black pearl-headed hat pins, wire, quick-link shackles, jaw-to-jaw swivel, cable, cable nuts, silk/rayon velvet, felt, Velcro, 3/8” Grade 30 proof coil chain, thread, paper towels, plastic

    70.5 x 62.5 x 78.75 inches (179.1 x 158.8 x 200 cm) overall

    Collection Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

  • Untitled #1176 (Elisabeth-Elizabeth)

    Untitled #1176 (Elisabeth-Elizabeth), 2007-10

    Detail view

  • Untitled #1180 (Beatrice)

    Untitled #1180 (Beatrice), 2003-08

    Cast-wax statuary figure, taxidermy animals, taxidermy birds, silk flowers, silk/rayon velvet, specially-formulated wax, felt, tree branches, tree bark, driftwood, cable, cable nuts, acrylic paint, paint, chicken-wire fencing, metal hardware, black pearl-headed hat pins, pigment, thread, wire, plywood, wood, vinyl

    136 x 109 x 121 inches (345.4 x 296.9 x 307.3 cm) overall

  • Untitled #1234 (Tom's Twin)

    Untitled #1234 (Tom's Twin), 2007-08

    Silk flowers, silk/rayon velvet, wooden cradle, chandelier, peacock feathers, candles, specially-formulated wax, acrylic paint, paint, chicken-wire fencing, metal hardware, plywood, felt, quick-link shackles, black pearl-headed hat pins, pigment, thread, chain, jaw-to-jaw swivel, Velcro, wire, vinyl, wood, cable, cable nuts, paper towels, plastic

    Main body of sculpture: 26 x 182 x 99 inches (66 x 462.3 x 251.5 cm) Hanging element: 56 x 39 x 39 inches (142.2 x 99.1 x 99.1 cm)

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