Lauri Lynnxe Murphy's Nest/Shed opens Friday at Mai Wyn Fine Art

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It's not far off the mark to call artist Lauri Lynnxe Murphy a force of nature, as many of her recent works grow out of a symbiosis with the natural world. And that's what her new show, Nest/Shed, opening Friday at Mai Wyn Fine Art, is all about. Here's a sneak peek of some of the work, with text from her artist statement.

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Lauri Lynnxe Murphy, "Nests 2014," Industrial felt scrap.

Of late, I find myself thinking of home. Not of a specific home, but more of the general notion of home: what is a home? What is my home? What does it mean to have a home, versus not having a home? Is a structure your home? A city? A state? A nation? And more broadly: what of the earth, our collective home?

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Lauri Lynnxe Murphy, "Nests 2014," Industrial felt scrap.

As it grows ever more unable to support us due to human folly and carelessness, what will "home" come to mean? Each tree cut down to build a human home has already been a home, to hundreds of creatures...what is the legacy of home in materiality? And ultimately, isn't our skin our primary home, which we live within always as we place-make in the world?

Continue reading for more images from Nest/Shed.

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Mai Wyn Fine Arts

747 Santa Fe Drive, Denver, CO

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