Bill Schiffer Mixed Media Sculpture "Vessel 1 - Sally"
A signed mixed media sculpture titled Vessel 1- Sally by contemporary artist Bill Schiffer. This abstract acrylic painted foam sculpture is comprised of connected abstract shapes and is attached to a wooden base. The underside if signed by hand, titled and dated ‘05’, all in black ink.
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.