Petah Coyne

Selected Works

  • Untitled #1242 (Black Snowflake)

    Untitled #1242 (Black Snowflake), 2007-12

    Steel, chicken-wire, wire, cable, cable nuts, specially formulated black wax, candles, handblown glass bulbs, taxidermy Blue India peacock, tassels, velvet, plastic, sash weight, shackles, jaw to jaw swivel, chain, paper

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

  • Untitled #1375 (No Reason Except Love)

    Untitled #1375 (No Reason Except Love), 2011-12

    Taxidermy birds, taxidermy white peacocks, taxidermy squirrel, chandelier, chicken-wire, silk flowers, specially formulated wax, black spray paint, pearl-headed pins, wire, quick-link shackles, cable, cable nuts, 3/8" Grade Proof Coil Chain, jaw-to-jaw swivel, silk/rayon velvet, thread, ribbon, plastic, Velcro, silk/rayon ribbon, black sand from pig iron casting, resin, candles

    81 x 71 x 66.5 inches (205.7 x 180.3 x 168.9 cm)

  • Untitled #1375 (No Reason Except Love)

    Untitled #1375 (No Reason Except Love), 2011-12

    Detail view

  • Untitled #1378 (ZELDA FITZGERALD, Alabama Slammer Series)

    Untitled #1378 (ZELDA FITZGERALD, Alabama Slammer Series), 1997-2013

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

    81 3/16 x 35 3/4 x 35 3/4 inches (206.2 x 90.8 x 90.8 cm)

  • Untitled #1378 (ZELDA FITZGERALD, Alabama Slammer Series)

    Untitled #1378 (ZELDA FITZGERALD, Alabama Slammer Series), 1997-2013

    Detail view

  • Untitled #1385 (Midnight News)

    Untitled #1385 (Midnight News), 2003-13

    Brass chandelier, velvet, thread, specially formulated wax, pigment, silk flowers, pearl-headed hat pins, wire, chicken wire fencing, black sand from pig iron casting, plastic, velvet sleeve, turnbuckles, shackles, jaw-to-jaw swivel, malleable galvanized rope clips, swaging sleeves, thimbles, metal ring, 3/8" 30 proof coil chain, galvanized aircraft cable (1/6", 1/8", 7/19"), Rustoleum flat black, #33 Acrylex

    63 x 45 x 41 inches (160 x 114.3 x 104.1 cm)

  • 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, black sand from pig-iron casting, Acrylex 234, black paint, cement, chicken-wire fencing, wood, gravel, sisal, staging rope, cotton rope, insulated foam sealant, pipe, epoxy, threaded rod, wire, screws, jaw-to-jaw swivels

    158 x 264 x 288 inches (401.3 x 670.6 x 731.5 cm)

    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, chandelier wax, black spray paint, pearl-headed hat pins, black wire, quick-link shackles, cable, cable nuts, chain, silk/rayon velvet, felt, thread, Velcro

    70.5 x 62.5 x 78.75 inches (179.1 x 158.7 x 200 cm)

    Collection Toledo Museum of Art, Toledo, Ohio

  • Untitled #1176 (Elisabeth-Elizabeth)

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

    Detail view

  • Untitled #1281 (Canto VIII)

    Untitled #1281 (Canto VIII), 2008

    Taxidermy turkey, silk flowers, silk/rayon velvet, specially formulated wax, cable, cable nuts, steel, black spray paint, pearl-headed hat pins, pigment, felt, wire, metal hardware, chicken-wire fencing, thread

    63.5 x 59 x 15.5 inches (161.3 x 149.9 x 39.4 cm)

  • Untitled #1180 (Beatrice)

    Untitled #1180 (Beatrice), 2003-08

    Cast-wax statuary, taxidermy animals, taxidermy birds, silk flowers, silk/rayon velvet, specially formulated wax, felt, tree branches, tree bark, driftwood, cable, cable nuts, acrylic paint, black spray paint, chicken wire fencing, metal hardware, felt, 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)

  • Untitled #1234 (Tom's Twin)

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

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

    Floor component: 26 x 182 x 99 inches (66 x 462.3 x 251.5 cm); Hanging component: 56 x 39 x 39 inches (142.2 x 99.1 x 99.1 cm)

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