nancy miller, artist

oPits


nancy miller
Urbana, ohio 1967



Nancy Miller
Russia 2005

In 1965 Nancy Miller Created a New Art Form Made of Multi-layered Cut Paper, She Called This Form of Art "oPits" (Pronounced ah-pits), From Op-Art. 

Boxes:

All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas. 

 

#1    “box B” - yellow & black paper, 11”x 11”x 27”, (1969)

#2    “box C” - red & orange paper, 7”x 7”x 20”, (1969)

#3    “box D” - white & black paper, 7”x 7”x 20”, (1969)

#4    “box E” - red, blue & green paper with silver mylar, 11’x 11”x 27”, (1969)

#5    “box G” - red & blue paper , 10”x 10”x 15”, (1969)

#6    “box H” - red & blue paper with silver mylar, 10”x 10”x 15”, (1969)

#7    “box I” - white & blue paper, 12”x 12”x 20”, (1969)

#8    “box J” - green, yellow & orange paper , 12”x 12”x 20”, (1969)

#9    “box K” - white paper , 12”x 12”x 12”, (1969)

#10  “box M” - red & green paper , 15”x 15”x 15”, (1969)

#11  “box N” - orange, black &white paper , 15”x 15”x 15”, (1969)

#12  “box O” - blue paper , 18”x 18”x 18”, (1969)         

#13  “box P” - black & white paper , 18”x 18”x 18”, (1969)

#14  “minibox #1” - green & white paper , 6”x 6”x 6”, (1969)

#15  “minibox #2” - red & hot pink paper , 6”x 6”x 6”, (1969)

#16  “minibox #3” - red & blue paper , 6”x 6”x 6”, (1969)

#17  “minibox #4” - red & blue paper , 6”x 6”x 6”, (1969)

#18  “minibox #5” - orange & blue paper , 6”x 6”x 6”, (1969)

#19  “minibox #6” - black & white paper , 6”x 6”x 6”, (1969)

#20  “minibox #8” - orange & yellow paper , 4”x 4”x 11”, (1969)

#21  “minibox #9” - black & yellow paper , 4”x 4”x 11”, (1969)

#22  “minibox #10” - orange & yellow paper , 4”x 4”x 11”, (1969)

#23  “minibox #11” - black & white paper , 4”x 4”x 11”, (1969)

#24  “minibox #12” - dark & light grey paper , 4”x 4”x 11”, (1969)

#25  “minibox #13” - red & blue paper with silver mylar, 7”x 7”x 7”,  (1969)

#26  “minibox #14” - red & blue paper with silver mylar, 7”x 7”x 7”,  (1969) 

#27  “minibox #15” - red, green & blue paper with silver mylar, 7”x 7”x 7”, (1969)

#28  “minibox #16” - green & ale green paper with silver mylar, 7”x 7”x 7”, (1969)

#29  “minibox #17” - black & white paper with silver mylar, 7”x 7”x 7”, (1969)

#30  “minibox #18” - blue paper with silver mylar, 7”x 7”x 7”, (1969)

#31  “minibox #19” - red & hot pink paper with silver mylar, 5”x 5”x10”, (1969)

#32  “minibox #20” - lime green paper with silver mylar, 5”x 5”x10”, (1969)

#33  “minibox #21” - red & green paper with silver mylar, 5”x 5”x10”, (1969)

#34  “minibox #22” - black & white paper with silver mylar, 5”x 5”x10”, (1969)

#35  “minibox #23” - silver mylar, 5”x 5”x10”, (1969)

#36  “minibox #24” - hot pink & green paper with silver mylar, 5”x 5”x10”, (1969)

#37  “minibox #24a” - blue paper with silver mylar, 5”x 5”x10”, (1969)


Bronze:


All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas. They are in editions of 25 each.

 

#1    “Geometric DA” - white paper, 17”x 21”,  (1970)

#2    “Geometric DB” - white paper, 10”x 26”, (1970)

#3    “Geometric DC” - white paper, 17”x 18”,  (1970)

#4    “Geometric DD” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#5    “Geometric DE” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#6    “Geometric DF” - white paper, 18”x 22”,  (1970)

#7    “Geometric DG” - blue paper, 18”x 22”,  (1970)

#8    “Geometric DH” - blue cut paper,  10”x 24” (1970)

#9    “Geometric DI” - white paper, 17”x18”,  (1970)

#10  “Geometric DL” - red, blue & white paper, 17”x18”,  (1970)                   

#11  “Geometric DM” - white paper, 14”x27”, (1970)

#12  “Geometric DO” - white, blue & green paper, 14”x 27”, (1970)         

#13  “Geometric DP” - red paper, 14”x 27”, (1970) 

#14  “Geometric DQ” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#15  “Geometric DR” - red paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#16  “Geometric DS” - black & white paper, 20”x20”, (1970)


Color-Plex:


All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas. 

 

#1   “Geometric AD” -  red, white & blue paper with amber and clear plexiglas, 24”x 36”  (1970)

#2   “Geometric AE” -  white paper with blue & green plexiglas, 24”x 36”  (1970)

#3   “Geometric AM” -  white paper with amber and clear plexiglas, 24”x 36”  (1970)

#4   “Geometric AN” -  white paper with amber and clear plexiglas, 26”x 40”  (1970)


Early:


#1    “opit A” - black & white cut paper, 17”x 21” (1965)

#2    “opit C” - red & blue cut paper, 18”x 21” (1965)

#3    “opit E” - black, red & white cut paper, 17”x 21” (1965)

#4    “opit F” - black, turquoise & white cut paper, 17”x 21” (1965)

#5    “opit G” - black, blue, grey & white cut paper, 20”x 20”, (1968)

#6    “opit H” - gold, green & dark green cut paper, 20”x 20”, (1968)

#7    “opit I” - yellow, green & black cut paper, 20”x 24”, (1965)

#8    “opit J” - orange, grey, black & white cut paper, 18”x 22”. (1968)

#9    “opit K’ - burgandy & pink cut paper,  20”x 24”  (1965) 

#10  “opit Y” - dark blue, light blue & red cut paper, 20”x 20”, (1968)


Editions:


All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut with steel rule dies and encased in plexiglas. They are in editions of 500 each.

 

#1   “Geometric SA” - white paper, 18”x18”, (1972)

#2   “Geometric SB” - white paper, 18”x18”, (1972)

#3   “Geometric SC” - white paper, 17”x 21”, (1972)

#4   “Geometric SD” - white paper, 17”x 21”, (1972)

#5   “Geometric SE” - white paper, 13”x 26”, (1972)

#6   “Geometric SF” - white paper, 13”x 26”, (1972)


Large:


All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas

 

#1    “Geometric AF”, white paper, edition of 10, 40”x 40”  (1970)

#2    “Geometric AF”, blue paper, edition of 10, 40”x 40”  (1970)

#3    “Geometric AG”, white paper, 48”x 48” edition of 10  (1970)

#4    “Geometric AH”, white paper, 30”x 30” edition of 10 (1970)

#5    “Geometric AH”, blue paper, 30”x 30” edition of 10  (1970)

#6    “Geometric AI”, white paper, 36”x 36” edition of 10  (1970)

#7    “Geometric AL”, white paper, 51”x 30” edition of 10  (1970)

#8    “Geometric AM”, white paper, 30”x 50” edition of 10  (1970)

#9    “Geometric AO”, white paper, 20”x 98” edition of 9,  (1970)

#10  “Geometric AP”, white paper, 31”x 62” edition of 10  (1970)

#11  “Geometric AP”, red paper, 31”x 62” edition of 10  (1970)

#12  “Geometric AP”, white paper, 51”x 72” (1970)        

#13  “Geometric AS”, white paper, 20”x 72” (1970)

#14  “Geometric AY”, white paper, 20”x 79” edition of 10  (1970)

#15  “Geometric AY”, detail

#16  “Geometric AW”, white paper, 26”x 61” edition of 10  (1970)

#17  “Geometric AX”, white paper, 20”x 61” edition of 10 (1970)

#18  “Geometric AZ”, black & white paper, 22”x 55” edition of 10 (1970)

#19  “Geometric BA”, white paper, 39”x 39” edition of 10 (1970)

#20  “Geometric BA”, black paper, 39”x 39” edition of 10  (1970)

#21  “Geometric BC”, white paper, 24”x 55” edition of 10  (1970)

#22  “Geometric BD”, white paper, 45”x 45” edition of 10  (1970)

#23  “Geometric BE”, white paper, 22”x 34” edition of 10  (1971)

#24  “Geometric BF”, black & white paper, 18”x 37”, edition of 10  (1971)

#25  “Geometric BG”, white paper, 24”x 45” edition of 10  (1971)

#26  “Geometric BG”, black paper, 24”x 45” edition of 10  (1971) 

#27  “Geometric BH”, white paper, 13”x 28”x 28” edition of 10  (1971)

#28  “Geometric BI”, white paper, 20”x 31” edition of 10 (1971)

#29  “Geometric BIl”, white paper, 41”x 45” edition of 10 (1971)

#30  “Geometric BJ”, white paper, 19”x 28” edition of 10 (1971)

#31  “Geometric BL”, white paper, 20”x 94” edition of 10  (1971)

#32  “Geometric BM”, white paper, 30”x 60” edition of 10 (1971)

#33  “Geometric BN”, white paper, 40”x 73” edition of 10  (1971)

#34  “Geometric CB”, white paper, 53”x 53” edition of 7, (1973)

#35  “Geometric CC”, white paper, 47”x 47” edition of 7, (1973)

#36  “Geometric CD”, white paper, 33”x 33” edition of 7, (1973)

#37  “Geometric CO”, white paper, 39”x 39” edition of 9, (1974)

#38  “Geometric CQ”, white paper, 53”x 81” edition of 5, (1975)

#39  “Geometric CR”, white paper, 49”x 49” edition of 7, (1975)

#40  “Geometric CS”, white paper, 49”x 49” edition of 7, (1975)

#41  “Geometric CT”, white paper, 49”x 49” edition of 7, (1975)

#42  “Geometric CU”, white paper, 53”x 53” edition of 7, (1975)

#43  “Geometric CV”, white paper, 61”x 61” edition of 7, (1975)

#44  “Geometric CW”, white paper, 41”x 61” edition of 7, (1975)

#45  "Geometric CY", white paper, 45"x45" edition of 7, (1975)

Maquets-Sculpt:


All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas.

 

#1    “Maquet #1” - white paper &bronze plexiglas,  (1974)

#2    “Maquet #2” - white paper & bronze plexiglas,  (1974)

#3    “Maquet #3” - white paper & bronze plexiglas,  (1974)

#4    “Maquet #4” - white paper & bronze plexiglas,  (1974)

#5    “Maquet #5” - white paper,  (1974)

#6    “Maquet #6” - white paper,  (1974)

#7    “Geometric DN” - white paper & bronze plexiglas, 16”x68”x4”,  (1973)

#8    “minisculpts” - white paper & bronze plexiglas, 7”x 28” x1-5/8”  (1973)

#9    “minisculpt a” - white paper & bronze plexiglas, 7”x 28” x1-5/8”  (1973)

#10  “minisculpt b” - white paper & bronze plexiglas, 7”x 28” x1-/8”  (1973)                   

#11  “minisculpt c” - white paper & bronze plexiglas, 7”x 28” x1-5/8”  (1973)

#12  “cancelary cross” - black & white paper,  (1970)         

#13  “cancelary cross” - black & white paper,  (1970)  

#14  “minisculpt d” - white paper & bronze plexiglas, 8” diam. (1975)

#15  “minisculpt e” - white paper & bronze plexiglas, 6”x 6” (1975)

#16  “minisculpt for Bicentennial” - red, white & blue paper & bronze  8”  diam. (1976)

Organic:

All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas. 

 

#1    “Fissurelidae” - white paper, 20”x 20”,  edition of 9, (1978)

#2    “Cephalopodia” - white paper, 20”x 20”, edition of 9, (1978)

#3    “Foliose ” - white paper, 30”x 20”,  edition of 9, (1978)

#4    “Diatom” - white paper, 30”x 40”, edition of 7, (1978)

#5    “Gastropodia” - white paper, 26”x 26”, edition of 9, (1978)

#6    “Actinozoan” - white paper, 30”x 30”,  edition of 7, (1978)

#7    “Gastropodia and Diatoms” I - white paper, 40”x 40”,  edition of 3, (1978)

#8    “Gastropodia and Diatoms” II - white paper, 40”x 50”,  edition of 3, (1978)

#9    “Gastropodia and Diatoms” III - white paper, 40”x 60”,  edition of 3, (1978)

 

All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company and hand painted .  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas. One only of each piece was exicuted.

 

#10  “Homage to Matisse” #1 - 40”x 60”, (1979)                   

#11  “Homage to Matisse” #2 - 60”x 40”, (1979)

#12  “Homage to Matisse” #3 - 60”x 40”, (1979)         

#13  “Homage to Matisse” #4 - 60”x 40”, (1979) 

#14  “Homage to Matisse” #4 - detail

#15  “Homage to Matisse” #4 - detail


See-Thru:

All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in clear plexiglas, (*indicates clear and bronze plexiglas)

 

#1    “Geometric AO” -  white paper, 19”x 19”, edition of 25, (1970)

#2    “Geometric AR” -  white paper, 8”x 30”, edition of 10, (1970)

#3    “Geometric AT” -  white paper, 11”x 30”, edition of 25, (1970)

#4    “Geometric AV” -  white paper, 10”x 40”, edition of 10, (1970)

#5    “Geometric AZ” -  white paper, 12”x 40”, edition of 25, (1970)

#6    “Geometric B” -  white paper, 10”x 26”,  edition of 25, (1970)

#7    “Geometric BB” -  white paper, 24”x 25”,  edition of 25, (1970)

#8    “Geometric BK” -  white paper, 13”x  37”x 16”, edition of 10, (1970)

#9    “Geometric BO” -  white paper, 18”x68”x 24”,  edition of 2, (1970)

#10  “Geometric BO” -  detail


Small:

All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas. They are in editions of 25 each.

 

#1    “Geometric A” - white paper, 17”x 21”,  (1970)

#2    “Geometric B” - white paper, 10”x 26”, (1970)

#3    “Geometric C” - white paper, 17”x 18”,  (1970)

#4    “Geometric D” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#5    “Geometric D” - red paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#6    “Geometric J” - white paper, 18”x 22”,  (1970)

#7    “Geometric J” - blue paper, 18”x 22”,  (1970)

#8    “Geometric K” - blue cut paper,  10”x 24” (1970)

#9    “Geometric L” - white paper, 17”x 18”,  (1970)

#10  “Geometric L”  -red, blue & white paper, 17”x 18”,  (1970)

#11  “Geometric M” - white paper, 14”x 27”, (1970)

#12  “Geometric M” - white, blue & green paper, 14”x 27”, (1970)

#13  “Geometric M” - red paper, 14”x 27”, (1970)

#14  “Geometric Q” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#15  “Geometric Q” - red paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#16  “Geometric Q” - black & white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#17  “Geometric R” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#18  “Geometric R” - grey paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#19  “Geometric S” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#20  “Geometric S” - red paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#21  “Geometric U” - yellow paper, 14”x 17”, (1970)

#22  “Geometric Y” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1970)

#23  “Geometric Z” - white paper, 12”x 22”, (1970)

#24  “Geometric AQ” - white paper, 26”x 30”, (1971)

#25  “Geometric GA” - white paper, 24”x 24”, (1972)

#26  “Geometric GA” - detail

#27  “Geometric GB” - white paper, 24”x 24”, (1972)

#28  “Geometric GC” - white paper, 20”x 26”, (1972)

#29  “Geometric GC” - grey paper, 20”x 26”, (1972)

#30  “Geometric GE” - white paper, 26”x 26”, (1973)

#31  “Geometric GG” - white paper, 20”x 20”, (1975)

#32  “Geometric GH” - white paper, 24”x 24”, (1975)

#33  “Geometric GI” - white paper, 26”x 26”, (1975)

#34  “Geometric GJ” - white paper, 30”x 30”, (1975)

#35  “Geometric GK” - white paper, 30”x 30”, (1975)

#36  “Geometric GL” - white paper, 30”x30”, (1975)

#37  “Geometric GM” - white paper, 30”x30”, (1975)

#38  “Geometric GP” - white paper, 24”x24”, (1975)

#39  “Geometric GQ” - white paper, 24”x24”, (1975)

#40  “Geometric GQ” - black paper, 24”x24”, (1975)

#41  “Geometric GR” - white paper, 20”x20”, (1975)

#42  “Geometric GS” - blue paper, 24”x24”, (1975)


Wall:

All pieces are of 100% rag cover stock paper, (ph 7), made by Beckett Paper Company.  They are cut by hand and encased in plexiglas. 

 

#1    “arrow” - white paper surrounded by bronze plexiglas,  6”x 24, (1973)

#2    “a” - section

#3    “b” - section 

#4    “c” - section

#5    “d” - section

#6    “e” - section

#7    “f” - section

#8    “commission wall geometric” -  white paper, 6’ by 18’, (1977)

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