Emmy Bright
American, born 1977
Exhibitions
2016
Less Is More More or Less,
Yve YANG GALLERY
Emmy Bright "Why Don't You Want This?",
David Klein Gallery

Emmy Bright (American b. 1977) received her BA from University of Chicago, an M.Ed from Harvard and MFA from Cranbrook in Print Media. She has had Fellowships to the Ox-Bow School of Art in Michigan and New Urban Arts in Rhode Island. She has taught at RISD, City College New York and she has been a visiting artist for the Museum School in Boston, Brown University, and the RISD Museum. She has produced commissioned projects for the DeCordova Museum and Sculpture Park and Brown University. She currently lives and works in Detroit where she is represented by David Klein Gallery.

"I make performances, drawings, prints, and zines that merge high theory, pop songs, psychoanalysis, comedy, art history and philosophy. Disciplinary language can conscript us into certain ways of thinking, but it can also be undone and used against itself. My practice is about undoing, compelling systemic …

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