Bill Schiffer Mixed Media Sculpture of a Black and White Box with Feet
A mixed media sculpture of a black and white box with feet by contemporary New York artist Bill Schiffer. This piece presents a box shape with a spherical indentation and feet, painted in thick oil paint with black and white stripes. The work is signed to the underside of the box and marked 9 – 01.
Born in New York, Bill Schiffer rose to prominence as a painter and sculptor in the early 1980’s. Though he still works in many two dimensional and three dimensional art mediums, Schiffer is most well known for his unique handcrafted jewelry, which he started designing after a foray experimenting with wearable art in the fashion scene. Bill Schiffer’s art and jewelry has been shown in the Victoria and Albert Museum in London, the Musee des Arts Decoratifs in Paris, as well as major museums in Italy, Japan, Germany and the United States. His work has been featured in publications including Vogue, Elle, Bazaar, Women’s Wear Daily, Seventeen and Cosmopolitan.
- discoloration to paint; accretion to top of box.