Kaari Upson
American, born 1972
Blue chip
Represented by internationally recognized galleries.
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
Twilights & Lowlifes: Tami Demaree, Steven Hull, Jim Shaw & Kaari Upson,
Meliksetian | Briggs
REALLY? Curated by Beth Rudin DeWoody,
Wilding Cran Gallery
Transitions; Transatlantic Treatment,

The majority of Kaari Upson’s career has been devoted to a single, multifarious series titled “The Larry Project” (2007–). “Larry” is the fictitious name Upson assigned to her parents’ neighbor, whose possessions she salvaged when his house burned down. Larry’s large trove of personal mementos—which included …

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