Louver House is pleased to commission the work from the internationally acclaimed artist Michele Oka Doner in our private garden. She is renowned for numerous public art installations, including a mile and a quarter long bronze and mother of pearl inlaid concourse at Miami International Airport.
Her work, which is fueled by a lifelong study and appreciation of the natural world, has been acquired by major museums and private collections in the United States and Europe, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art; the Art Institute of Chicago; La Musée Des Artes Décoratifs at the Louvre; the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts; the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum, New York; the Wolfsonian-FIU in Miami Beach; and the Pérez Art Museum Miami.
Her work is fueled by a lifelong study and appreciation of the natural world.
Oka Doner, who is renowned for her numerous public art installations, has been featured and reviewed by The New York Times, The Washington Post, The Financial Times, La Repubblica, Art News, ARTFORUM, and other publications. She has received numerous awards and grants, including the Legends Award from the Pratt Institute; the Award of Excellence from the United Nations Society of Writers and Artists; a Kress Foundation grant; and a grant from the New York State Council of the Arts. Born and raised in Miami Beach, Oka Doner lives and works in New York City.