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Judy Pfaff | “Buckets of Rain” Time Lapse

EXCLUSIVE: Two week time lapse of Judy Pfaff’s installation Buckets of Rain (2006) at Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York.

Balancing intense planning with improvisational decision-making, Judy Pfaff creates exuberant, sprawling sculptures and installations that weave landscape, architecture, and synthetic color into a tense yet organic whole. A pioneer of installation art in the 1970s, Pfaff synthesizes sculpture, painting, and architecture into dynamic environments in which space seems to expand and collapse, fluctuating between two and three dimensions.

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PHOTO | Judy Pfaff, details of Buckets of Rain, 2006. Photos by Zonder Title and Jordan Tinker. Courtesy the artist and Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art, New York.

VIDEO | Producer: Susan Sollins & Nick Ravich. Camera: Alice Berton & Joel Shapiro. Sound: Merce Williams. Editor: Ahmed Amer & Jennifer Chiurco. Artwork courtesy: Judy Pfaff. Thanks: Ameringer & Yohe Fine Art.