Diane Simpson

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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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