Mindy Rose Schwartz

Mindy Rose Schwartz

Alien Head Keychains

February 28, 2017 – March 19, 2017

Mindy Rose Schwartz presents ALIEN HEAD KEYCHAINS (2001-2002), a series of small sculptures of aliens (and alien farm animals), cast in shiny polished bronze and secured with lanyards to a variety of rings, keys, and occasional pieces of bric-a-brac. Like the conflicting aesthetic impulses that distinguish much of her work (cute but horrific, elegant whilst tacky, profound yet mundane), Schwartz’s aliens are held taut from multiple points of tension and dangle heavily with the weight of gravity.

Work courtesy of Queer Thoughts, NY


Mindy Rose Schwartz

Mindy Rose Schwartz is a sculptor living in Chicago. She is interested in the way an individual’s experiences with and memories of, mass-produced objects, can alter their intended meaning and function. She makes sculptures that attempt to show the morphing effect, use, experience, and emotion can have on our perception of things.


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