The Jewish Museum has always interested me because of the way it interprets art as belonging to its central theme. Sometimes this means Jewish artists, and other times it refers to the art itself. 480 more words
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Laurie Simmons is an American photographer and filmmaker who incorporates miniature models and figurines into her work. Her models include that of mannequins or mini dolls set up in a typical housewife settings, which gives her photographs a retro theme. 62 more words
Working primarily in photography and film, Laurie Simmons, born in Far Rockaway in 1949, first became known in the mid-1970s for her series of moody black-and-white photographs of dollhouse interiors that dreamily undermine those supposedly archetypal play toys. 1,069 more words
This popular series of lectures by artists, architects, historians, and critics is free and open to the public.
Lectures begin at 7 pm. To assure seating, two free admission tickets can be picked up at the Modern’s admission desk beginning at 5 pm on the day of the lecture. 278 more words
“The seven new works in Laurie Simmons: How We See draw upon the “Doll Girls” community, women who alter themselves to look like Barbie, baby dolls, and Japanese Anime characters through make-up, dress, and even cosmetic surgery.” — The Jewish Museum… 101 more words