Lorna Simpson

American, born 1960

3,249 followers

Lorna Simpson

American, born 1960

3,249 followers

Re-examining photography as a conceptual medium, Lorna Simpson’s works explore the experience of …

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Re-examining photography as a conceptual medium, Lorna Simpson’s works explore the experience of African American women in contemporary society. Simpson’s imagery is culled from both original photographs and those she collects from eBay and flea markets. In order to make her subjects elusive or adaptable to any …

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Whitney Museum of American Art, and 4 more
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Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and 7 more
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Tate, and 2 more
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frieze, and 3 more
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documenta, and 1 more
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