Lee Renninger


At first glance, this work is intended to evoke the associations we make when encountering the symbols of the bridal experience—purity, fragility, virginity, fulfillment of promise, etc.—but there is a sinister cast present as well. Porcelain, an esteemed, expensive, and refined material, is somewhat reminiscent of marble, leaving one to ponder whether the bridal suite isn’t also something of a mausoleum.

Bridal Suite  (installation view 1) Bridal Suite  (installation view 2) Bridal Suite  (installation view 3)
Bridal Suite (bed top - detail 1) Bridal Suite (bed top - detail 2) Bridal Suite (front - detail)