Karen Heagle

American, born 1967

Karen Heagle

American, born 1967

Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions (3)
Selected exhibitions
2018
Summer of Love,
Freight + Volume
2014
Interior Dialogue,
Sargent's Daughters
2013
Karen Heagle: Battle Armor,
Churner and Churner

Karen Heagle’s works explore themes of sexuality and mass consumption through parodies of …

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Karen Heagle’s works explore themes of sexuality and mass consumption through parodies of traditions in painting. Heagle was inspired in part by her research in 17th-century Dutch and Flemish genre and still life painting, particularly the moralizing thrust of memento mori and vanitas works. While her works feature …

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