Mary Corse: Lisson Gallery London

Mary Corse: Lisson Gallery London

Mary Corse: May 11 to June 23, 2018. Lisson Gallery London _ Between 1965 and 1968, her interest in creating space continued with a series of triangular column sculptures, wall-mounted constructions of painted wood and Plexiglas and electric light boxes.

True to her minimalist impulse, Corse’s light works advanced through a deliberate process of reduction. After creating a series of wall-mounted fluorescent light works in 1966 — each one also tethered to the surrounding architecture via an electrical plug — Corse “freed the light from the wall” by hanging her lone 1967 light work from the ceiling in the center of the exhibition space. In 1968 she then eliminated the visible cords by creating a third series of light works powered wirelessly by Tesla coils, all in an effort to achieve a truly objective artwork … GO TO SOURCE