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Beverly Pepper

American, 1922-2020

Beverly Pepper oversees installation of her work in the Albright-Knox's Sculpture Garden in 1969. Image courtesy of the Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets and Archives Collections, Buffalo, New York. Photograph by Sherwin Greenberg.

Beverly Pepper is best known for her large-scale sculptures in cast iron, bronze, steel, stainless steel, and stone as well as site-specific projects featuring expanses of industrial metals incorporated into the landscape. Her work has been exhibited and collected by major museums around the world, and the Albright-Knox’s collection includes several sculptures by Pepper, including Zig-Zag, 1967.

Last updated 2020