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Nevine Mahmoud

Born in 1988, London, United Kingdom

Lives and works in Los Angeles, United States

Overview

Nevine Mahmoud creates luscious, abstracted sculptures of flowers, fruit, breasts and lips. Her work echoes the disembodied limbs sculpted by artists like Alina Szapocznikow and Louise Bourgeois, but with a pastel softness and liquid sensuality that is perhaps more akin to Georgia O’Keefe’s paintings. Although they glimmer and ooze as if made from syrup or hard candy, the sculptures are cast in calcite, alabaster and marble. The artist contrasts the cool and calculated solidity of stone with the...Read more