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Karen Russo

b. 1974

Biography

Influenced by German Romanticism and Jungian psychology, Karen Russo produces videos, installations, and works on paper through which she investigates the unconscious, the unknown, and the invisible. Russo is fascinated by the divide between the norm and the marginal, which she seeks to break down and confuse in her work. In Doll’s House (2001), for example, she transformed a staircase in the Israel Museum into a mineshaft, asking viewers to walk through and experience a site that is normally hidden from view.

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Biography

Influenced by German Romanticism and Jungian psychology, Karen Russo produces videos, installations, and works on paper through which she investigates the unconscious, the unknown, and the invisible. Russo is fascinated by the divide between the norm and the marginal, which she seeks to break down and confuse in her work. In Doll’s House (2001), for example, she transformed a staircase in the Israel Museum into a mineshaft, asking viewers to walk through and experience a site that is normally hidden from view.

Career Highlights
Learn more about artist insights.
Blue chip status
Blue chip representation
Represented by internationally reputable galleries.