Title: Imagine Series: Lady Liberty Pyramid
Materials: hand-sawn American mercury dime coins, painted wood, steel frame, acrylic face
Artist: Stacey Lee Webber
Imagine Series: Lady Liberty Pyramid is an original artwork by Philadelphia based artist, Stacey Lee Webber. Webber's work has been curated into the permanent collections of The Smithsonian’s Renwick Gallery in Washington DC, the Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton Massachusetts, the fine art collection of Wells Fargo Bank, the International Kamm Teapot Foundation, and numerous private art collections around the world.
The Lady Liberty Pyramid is a wall piece within Webber's Imagine Series. The Lady Liberty Pyramid features antique silver Mercury dimes, sawn out with a basic jewelers saw, posts soldered on and mounted in an iconic pyramid and flower shape.
This meticulous coin hand-work is Webber's signature technique within her found-object artworks. Imagine Series: Lady Liberty wall piece is a limited edition of 10 in which each piece within the edition is unique, no two are repeated exactly, making it a one-of-a-kind artwork in which each piece is titled, signed, and dated by the artist on the back of the piece. The stunning Imagine Series' circular metal frames are fabricated in Webber's studio with welded steel and measure 23" x 23" x 2". The dark grey metal highlights the metal of the coins in this magnificent, eye-catching artwork.