Orly Cogan "Nature's Secret"
Orly Cogan "Nature's Secret" 2007
Dimensions: 80in x 83in
Signed on Recto, includes Certificate of Authenticity
Orly Cogan lives and works in New York City. Born in Israel and educated at The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art in NYC and The Maryland Institute College of Art, Cogan has been exhibiting her work throughout the US and in Europe for over two decades and has been at the forefront of the fiber arts movement with an emphasis on feminism in contemporary art. Cogan’s subject matter is frank and provocative, dealing with issues of fertility, sexuality, self-image, isolation, vulnerability, indulgence, and beauty in the mundane, which are designed to challenge social stereotypes embedded within childhood fairytales. Cogan has been included in a number of notable national and international museum and university exhibitions, including The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art, CT; The Museum of Arts & Design, NY, which holds her work in its permanent collection; Riverside Museum, Riverside, CA; The Hudson River Museum, NY; The Textile Museum of Toronto, Canada with Judy Chicago; The Brattleboro Museum, VT; San Jose Museum of Quilts & Textiles; Woodson Art Museum, Wausau, WI; Fresno Metropolitan Museum, CA; The Musee International Des Arts Modeste, Sete, France; The Rijswijk Textile Biennial in The Museum Rijswijk; and at The Museum of Decorative Arts and Design, Oslo, among others. Cogan’s work is found in various public and private collections and she has also had solo exhibitions at commercial galleries such as Zack Feuer Gallery, Steven Wolf Gallery, Charlie James Gallery, Carl Hammer Gallery and countless group exhibitions, as well as curating several acclaimed group shows in NYC.
Cogan’s work has been published in several books and museum catalogues. Her reviews are included in: The New York Times, New American Paintings, the Chicago Sun Times, the Los Angeles Times, The Reader, NY Press, Art Press Magazine, W Magazine, Elle, Fiber Arts, Textile Plus, Surface Design, Art In America, Tema Celeste, Interior Design, Art Press, Art News, Chronogram, Upstate House, Time Out Chicago, Time Out New York, The American Art Collector, and Art Forum, to name a few..
This artwork is currently featured in The Untitled Space group show " UNRAVELED: Confronting The Fabric Of Fiber Art" On View at The Untitled Space from April 17 - May 28th, 2021. For more info visit: https://untitled-space.com/
Learn more about her artwork and exhibitions on our website.