Steve Gianakos
American, born 1938
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Collected by a major museum
Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Selected exhibitions
2017
Hold That Thought,
Edward Thorp Gallery
2014
Disturbing Innocence,
The FLAG Art Foundation
1984
An International Survey of Recent Painting and Scultpure,
Museum of Modern Art

Since the late 1960s, Steve Gianakos has been merging innocence and prurience, vulgarity and sophistication in his drawings, collages, and acrylic-on-canvas paintings to reveal the absurd mixture of sexuality and anxiety at the heart of the human condition. His works look like vintage cartoons gone awry: he has …

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