The Single Twist

The Single Twist

Artist: Mary Angers

City/State: Long Branch, NJ

About the Work and the Artist: Mary Angers is a multi-disciplinary artist, born in Manhattan in 1958. She has resided in Long Branch, NJ for the past 20 years. Angers works in a wide variety of 2D and 3D media as well as video, television, light and computer-generated work. She has shown extensively in Manhattan, New Jersey, California, Florida, and other states throughout the US, including doing public artwork around the US, Canada, and abroad. Her themes are self-generated and typically inherent to the sites she is working on. Themes include historical timescapes, biology and ecology especially related to the rhythms and cycles of life. She tries to focus on energy or exceptional moments with an eye towards beauty that sometimes goes unnoticed in her areas of interest.

The Single Twist is about resiliency flowing. It serves to mathematically answer the question of what happens to a plane when it has an object hit it and cause it to curve or turn. The resulting shape tries to be resilient to the object of force. It shows a nice flow to this resilient shape.

Materials: Stainless Steel

Dimensions: 2.5'W x 6'H x 2.5'D

Retail Price: $10,000