Covington, Kentucky 1939 - Los Angeles, California 1998
Photo credit Jim McHugh / Courtesy Elizabeth Orr
He was an artist involved in searching for the invisible.
Eric Orr, Zero Mass, 1972-1973. Seamless paper, plywood panels, and gelled light fixtures, dimensions vary with installation. Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York, Panza Collection,Gift, 1991. Installation Galleria Salvatore Ala, Milano 1975. Photo © Giorgio Colombo, Milano
Eric Orr, Ocean of Time, 1988. Mixed media on canvas, gold leaf on lead wrapped over wood, 38,8 x 33,2 x 4 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Eric Orr, Edge of Light, 1988. Bronze, gold, light, 96,5 × 22,9 × 3,3 cm. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Photo Alessandro Zambianchi, Milano
Eric Orr, Sound in a Shape of a Pear, 1987. Room, speakers, Wave Tech sound generator for the pink noise. Panza Collection, Mendrisio. Installation Looking at Tomorrow: Light and Language from The Panza Collection, Albright-Knox Art Gallery, October 24, 2015 - February 7, 2016. Image courtesy Albright-Knox Art Gallery Digital Assets Collection, Buffalo, New York. Photograph by Tom Loonan.
Rosa Giovanna Magnifico Panza di Biumo and PanzaCollection would like to thank the artist, the family and the institutions for granting image publishing.