• Diane Simpson
    Drawing for Peplum VI
    2016
    graphite on two sheets of vellum graph paper
    32 x 24 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Peplum VI
    2016
    LDF, screws, enamel, spunbond polyester, crayon, plywood, and oil stain
    63 x 57 x 21 inches

  • Installation view, Chicago Works: Diane Simpson
    MCA Chicago
    February 16 – July 3, 2016
    Photo: Nathan Keay, © MCA Chicago

  • Installation view, Diane Simpson
    Institute of Contemporary Art, Boston
    December 16, 2015 - March 27, 2016

  • Diane Simpson
    Peplum I
    2014
    fiberboard, enamel, copper, plywood
    47 1/2 x 29 1/2 x 17 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Peplum III
    2014
    high density foamboard, enamel, linen canvas, colored pencil, paint marker, aluminum
    56 x 18 x 18 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Collar (connect the dots)
    2012
    MDF, linen canvas, enamel, ink, and basswood
    48 1/2 x 28 x 13 1/2 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Yoke
    2012
    MDF, enamel, oil stain, crayon, and aluminum
    64 x 20 x 16 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Collar (fluted)
    2011
    archival cardboard and crayon
    24 x 23 1/2 x 8 1/2 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Cape (SL)
    2011
    Gatorfoam board, spunbond polyester, and crayon
    17 x 50 x 11 1/2 inches

  • Installation view Diane Simpson: Sculpture + Drawings 1978-2009
    Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, Illinois
    2010

  • Diane Simpson
    Vest (scalloped)
    2010
    copper, linoleum, steel base, wood, and enamel
    56 x 22 x 14 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Collar (on altered table)
    2010
    wood table, MDF, and enamel
    34 x 25 x 12 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Drawing for Collar (on altered table)
    2010
    graphite on two sheets of vellum graph paper with collage
    21 1/2 x 24 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Found Collar
    2009
    cotton collar, light density fiberboard (LDF), Gatorfoam board, and enamel
    15 x 24 x 8 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Vest - red/gray
    2008
    light density fiberboard (LDF), canvas, and enamel
    41 x 28 x 5 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Tunic
    2007
    Gatorboard, fabric, and ink
    44 x 31 x 7 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Bib (white)
    2006
    cotton mesh, painted aluminum,found trunk hanger, found embroidery hoop
    30 x 23 x 8 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Bib - dots
    2006
    fabric, spundbond polyester, and stained wood
    53 x 32 x 16 inches (including shelf)

  • Diane Simpson
    Drawing for Bib (dots)
    2006
    pencil and colored pencil on vellum graph paper
    28 x 22 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Drawing for Apron X
    2005
    Graphite on vellum graph paper
    23 1/2 x 33 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Formal Wear
    1998
    spunbond polyester, poplar, and cotton webbing
    47 x 50 x 7 inches (webbing length variable)

  • Diane Simpson
    Muff
    1998
    faux fur, fleece, and mahogany
    49 x 28 x 13 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    X Bonnet
    1993
    copper tube, cotton upholstery webbing, waxed thread
    23 x 19 x 12 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Turban (model)
    1993
    wood, spunbound polyester, linen canvas, and crayon
    15 x 9 1/2 x 6 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Mesh Bonnet
    1992
    pine, cotton mesh, waxed linen thread
    43 x 20 x 16 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Amish Bonnet
    1992
    brass tube, waxed linen thread, fabric, and enamel on wood
    66 x 43 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches (including shelf)

  • Diane Simpson
    Drawing for Amish Bonnet #1
    1991
    graphite on vellum graph paper
    17 x 22 inches

  • Diane Simpson
    Robe
    1986
    oil stain and colored pencil on MDF
    80 x 86 x 42 inches

  • Installation view
    Phyllis Kind Gallery
    1983


BIO

b. 1935

Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois.

 

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