Janine Antoni
Bahamian, born 1964
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Represented by industry leading galleries.
Collected by major museums
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), San Francisco Museum of Modern Art (SFMOMA)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Sculpture,
Luhring Augustine
2016
Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible,
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
2015
Museum of Stones,
Noguchi Museum

For Janine Antoni, the body is a tool with which to create art. Combining performance and sculpture, she investigates such everyday activities as eating and sleeping. In her breakthrough piece Gnaw (1992), she used her mouth to chisel away at two Minimalist-looking cubes—one made of 600 pounds of lard and the other of …

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