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Lorna Simpson
CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 5/7/2017

A Lorna Simpson moment

If you made it to Frieze New York this week, you're probably thinking about Lorna Simpson, whose work is the subject of a solo show at Hauser & Wirth's stand. Just so happens that Lorna Simpson: Works on Paper is a staff favorite and a featured title at our Frieze bookstore. Connie Butler writes, "Simpson’s collaging is an act of recuperation of the contested, protofeminist female (and prefeminist male) image from the culturally charged site of Ebony. All the black-and-white magazine fragments in this series appear to be drawn from around the same cultural moment, and the artist exploits the humor that our historical distance from it brings to this juncture of civil, sexual, and cultural revolution. One face after another is adorned with a flourish of color and abstract form…" Featured image is Redhead (2011).

Lorna Simpson: Works on Paper

Lorna Simpson: Works on Paper

Aspen Art Press
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 336 pgs / illustrated throughout.





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