Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Painted metal ribbons, on black acrylic base, signed.
7.5 x 8 x 6.5 in. The Estate of the late Richard L. and Sandra H. Ihly, Pittsboro, North Carolina
Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina
A prolific and talented artist, Gillespie shared her talents by teaching and lecturing at various colleges throughout her lifetime. Her exuberant colorful dancing strips and ribbons have graced many public spaces including an installation of 185 sculptures that comprise Color, Light and Motion
to fill the plaza in front of New York City's Rockefeller Center in 2003. Her sculptures may be found in numerous public collections and museums including the North Carolina Museum of Art, Raleigh, NC; Thalian Hall, Wilmington, NC; Asheville Art Museum; and more.
Some minor paint loss at edges.