Posts Tagged ‘Judy Kensley McKie’

Judy Kensley McKie

Saturday, December 2nd, 1995

Working in bronze, that most ancient and enduring of mate­rials, JUDY MCKIE’s work reveals the power of art to console and heal. Her Bird Foun­tain has the silent, soaring pres­ence of great mourning monu­ments. “The water makes you feel calm and peaceful,” she says. “It’s nour­ishing. A life force.”

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Judy Kensley McKie and Todd McKie

Friday, June 15th, 1990

In 1969, TODD and JUDY MCKIE painted banners with the signs of the Zodiac for Wood­stock, which people pulled down to use as tents and blan­kets in the rain. Judy began making furni­ture in the early 70s to furnish their apart­ment. One day she impul­sively carved two crouching figures into the arms of a butcherblock couch.

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Contemporary New England Furniture

Wednesday, June 1st, 1988
Judy McKie, Monkey Chair 1994

New England is now the center of an extra­or­di­nary flour­ishing of tradi­tional crafts, espe­cially furni­ture, because some very talented artists have turned to crafts as a way out of the cynical and cere­bral “endgame” that so much contem­po­rary art is playing today.

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