Alice Aycock

Alice Aycock ( born November 20, 1946 in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania) is an American sculptor and installation artist.

Life and work

Alice Aycock studied at Douglass College, Rutgers University and graduated in 1968 as Bachelor of Arts. She then studied in New York at Hunter College, among others at Robert Morris where he acquired a Master of Arts in 1971.

Her artistic work she began in the 1970s, especially with sculptures in wood and stone, since the 1980s they also used steel. Her works have been exhibited in museums in the United States such as the Museum of Modern Art, the San Francisco Art Institute, the Whitney Museum of American Art and the Museum of Contemporary Art. In addition, they exhibited in Japan and Israel as well as in European countries like Germany, Austria, Switzerland, the Netherlands, France and Italy. Her work located at the Kunsthaus Bregenz and in the collection of the Emanuel Hoffmann Foundation in the shop stock Basel. 1983 curated the Württembergische Kunstverein Stuttgart, an exhibition of their works in several European countries.

Among her recent projects, whose installations have been completed in 2007, include Ghost Ballet for the East Bank Machine Works in Nashville, Tennessee, The Uncertainty of Ground State Fluctuations in Clayton, Missouri and Strange Attractor for Kansas City on the Kansas City International Airport.

Alice Aycock is married to the installation artist Dennis Oppenheim since 1982 and lives and works in New York. She teaches at the School of Visual Arts.