Lanny Bergner


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    Lanny Bergner
    The Regenerator

    Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone

    20" x 14"

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    Lanny Bergner
    The Regenerator

    Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone

    20" x 14"

    Detail.

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    Lanny Bergner
    The Regenerator

    Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone

    20" x 14"

    Detail

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    Lanny Bergner
    Starburst Vessel

    Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone

    51" x 15"

    Private Collection

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    Lanny Bergner
    Beneath the Deep Blue Sea

    Stainless steel mesh, wire, glass frit on one sculpture

    Various sizes

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    Lanny Bergner
    Celestial Vessel #5

    Stainless steel mesh, wire, propane torch pyrography

    39" x 13" x 13"

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    Lanny Bergner
    Flora Tea

    Stainless steel mesh, wire, black sand, silicone

    17" x 19" x 12"

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    Lanny Bergner
    A Gaggle of Baskets

    Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire

    Various sizes

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    Lanny Bergner
    Flora Grid XI

    Stainless steel mesh, silicone, glass frit, paper

    39" x 39" x 6"

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    Lanny Bergner
    Bronze Quilt

    Bronze wire screen, glass frit

    58" x 22" x 3"

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    Lanny Bergner
    Nature Grid

    Flame painted stainless steel mesh wall hanging with grid made from vinyl circles and clear and white silicone

    68" x 45.5" x2"

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    Lanny Bergner
    Nature Grid

    Flame painted stainless steel mesh wall hanging with grid made from vinyl circles and clear and white silicone

    68" x 45.5" x2"

    Detail

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    Lanny Bergner
    Primordial Vessel 3

    Stainless steel mesh, wire

    31" x 16" x 16"

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Lanny Bergner
The Regenerator

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
The Regenerator

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
The Regenerator

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
Starburst Vessel

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
Beneath the Deep Blue Sea

Stainless steel mesh, wire, glass frit on one sculpture


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Lanny Bergner
Celestial Vessel #5

Stainless steel mesh, wire, propane torch pyrography


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Lanny Bergner
Flora Tea

Stainless steel mesh, wire, black sand, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
A Gaggle of Baskets

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire


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Lanny Bergner
Flora Grid XI

Stainless steel mesh, silicone, glass frit, paper


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Lanny Bergner
Bronze Quilt

Bronze wire screen, glass frit


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Lanny Bergner
Nature Grid

Flame painted stainless steel mesh wall hanging with grid made from vinyl circles and clear and white silicone


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Lanny Bergner
Nature Grid

Flame painted stainless steel mesh wall hanging with grid made from vinyl circles and clear and white silicone


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Lanny Bergner
Primordial Vessel 3

Stainless steel mesh, wire


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  • BergnerL_TheRegenerator_Detail_A.jpg
  • BergnerL_TheRegenerator_Detail_C.jpg
  • BergnerL_StarburstVessel.jpg
  • Beneath_the_Deep_Blue_Sea.jpg
  • Bergner Celestial Vessel #5.jpg
  • Bergner Flora Tea.jpg
  • Bergner-gaggle.jpg
  • BergnerL FloraGridXI.jpg
  • BronzeQuilt#4 MED.jpg
  • BergnerL_NatureGrid_w.jpg
  • BergnerL_NatureGrid_DetailA_w.jpg
  • Bergner Primordial Vessel3.jpg

Lanny Bergner
The Regenerator

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
The Regenerator

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
The Regenerator

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
Starburst Vessel

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
Beneath the Deep Blue Sea

Stainless steel mesh, wire, glass frit on one sculpture


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Lanny Bergner
Celestial Vessel #5

Stainless steel mesh, wire, propane torch pyrography


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Lanny Bergner
Flora Tea

Stainless steel mesh, wire, black sand, silicone


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Lanny Bergner
A Gaggle of Baskets

Heat-treated stainless steel mesh, wire


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Lanny Bergner
Flora Grid XI

Stainless steel mesh, silicone, glass frit, paper


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Lanny Bergner
Bronze Quilt

Bronze wire screen, glass frit


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Lanny Bergner
Nature Grid

Flame painted stainless steel mesh wall hanging with grid made from vinyl circles and clear and white silicone


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×

Lanny Bergner
Nature Grid

Flame painted stainless steel mesh wall hanging with grid made from vinyl circles and clear and white silicone


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Lanny Bergner
Primordial Vessel 3

Stainless steel mesh, wire


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Lanny Bergner is a national/international mixed-media sculptor and installation, fiber and sculptural basketry artist who has been creating biomorphic and geometric constructions and installations out of metal mesh since 1983. The ethereal quality of Lanny Bergner’s work is in contrast to the mundane materials he uses to construct them. They are created using industrially woven bronze, brass, aluminum and stainless steel mesh, silicone, wire and glass frit. Using only a linesman pliers and cutting shear, he employs inventive yet simple joining techniques to transform mesh into semi-transparent chambers, vessels and angular constructions that play with light and overlapping patterns. The forms are made without the use of an armature and their structural integrity is determined by the method of construction. In his most recent works he employs pyrography techniques to burn patterning/drawings into stainless steel mesh.

The works reference vessel forms, architecture, plant biology, microorganisms, cosmology, undersea forms and the human body. They engage the viewer with glimpses into a world where nature and industry coalesce and they celebrate the mystery and wonder of it all.

Statement

By using hands-on processes of coiling, fraying, twisting, wrapping, gluing and knotting, I transform industrial screening, wire, silicone and monofilament into organic constructions. My desire is to create works that appear to have grown into being. I love the natural world and am constantly inspired by its beauty and infinite varieties of form. This, in combination with my fears, quirks and joys, results in works that celebrate the wonder of it all.

Selected Collections:

  • Central Museum of Textiles, Lodz, Poland
  • Delaware Art Museum, Wilmington, DE
  • Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA
  • Museum of Art and Design, New York, NY
  • Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia, PA
  • Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
  • Walker Hill Art Center, Seoul, Korea
  • Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA
  • Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA