Claire Lieberman is a sculptor and installation artist who combines such unexpected materials as marble, Jell-O, and video. In her practice, she explores dichotomies like the sublime and the quirky, desire and danger, indulgence and guilt. Lieberman’s solo shows include: Massey Lyuben Gallery, NYC (now Massey Klein Gallery, NYC); THE LAB, NYC; Marcia Wood Gallery, Atlanta; Gebert Contemporary, Scottsdale; PDX, Portland; Seoul Art Center, South Korea; University of Alaska, Anchorage; PDX Gallery, Portland; and Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University. Group shows at: Chelsea Art Museum, International Print Center, NYC; Galerie ACC, Weimar, Germany and Pulse NY.
Lieberman’s work has been written about in whitehot magazine, The New York Times, ARTnews and Sculpture magazine. Her sculpture and prints are published in the book Camouflage (Imperial War Museum, London, and Thames and Hudson). Massey Klein Gallery, NYC, is publishing a new catalog of her work with an essay by critic Barry Schwabsky. The artist’s toy guns in glass will be shown at the MUDAC Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland in spring 2018.
Lieberman has received awards from The Arctic Circle, Territory of Svalbard; Seaside Institute, FL; National Endowment for the Arts; Cité Internationale des Arts, Paris; Friche La Belle de Mai, Marseilles; Künstlerhaus, Salzburg; Yaddo; and MacDowell Colony. The artist attended the Boston Museum School (BFA) and Pratt Institute (MFA with distinction). Claire Lieberman is represented in NYC by Massey Klein Gallery.
Interviews & Reviews
- Recent interview in whitehot magazine with Noah Becker
- Recent interview with The Conversation Project with Brett Wallace
- Sneak peek of critic Barry Schwabsky’s essay for Massey Klein Gallery’s (NYC) forthcoming catalog
- Yale University podcast interview 2016
To see more of her work, check out her website.