Freeing Yourself by Derya Ozparlak
- Steel and Polyester
- 144 × 100 × 43 inches
365.76 × 254 × 109.22 cm
About the Work
Rendered in fine detail, the figure of a young woman is carried upwards by colorful balloons in this provocative outdoor sculpture by Derya Ozparlak. Since completing a BFA from the Anadolu University in Turkey, Ozparlak has exhibited in Toronto, Chicago, Almeria in Spain, Beirut , Berlin, New York City, Palermo and across Turkey. Her artwork is held in private and corporate collections in Canada, Istanbul, Berlin and Capri. Weight of sculpture: figure 286 lbs; ropes 15 lbs; balloons 40 lbs. The sculpture is mounted on a steel frame embedded in concrete that is 45 inches squared and 12 inches deep.