The translucent paper Cocoons are formed over models and evoke the former or future homes of mysterious creatures. Hung on filament in series, they sway gently as people pass by, as if moved by lingering spirits. Spilled on the floor, they feel like empty vessels, or amphora.
Tom McGlynn is an artist, writer and educator based in New York City and Vermont. His art is represented in the collections of the Whitney Museum, The Museum of Modern Art, and The Cooper- Hewitt National Design Museum of the Smithsonian. His work has been reproduced for the cover of Artforum magazine and featured in articles in the New York Times. His most recent commission was the public sculpture, Rotterdam Stages, installed in the city of Rotterdam, Netherlands.