Sherrie levine is known for appropriating the work of canonical male artists in order to deconstruct accepted art-historical concepts like originality, authenticity, authorship, and the purity of medium and suggest their inherent mutability. To dispense with the straightforward biographical information: sherrie levine was born in 1947 and grew up outside saint louis a baby boomer from the american suburban 1950s with its nativist patriotism and ugly racial politics—she recalls the films of that dark bourgeois ironist douglas sirk as. To some of us of a certain age, sherrie levine was a hero of our youth the queen of 1980s appropriation art, she transcribed modernist paintings, sculpture and especially photography, skewering not only the pretensions of art history, but some of its fundamental underpinning—authenticity. Dr sherri levin and associates, ob-gyn serving the greater houston area with da vinci robotic surgical services at memorial hermann memorial city hospital.
Sherrie levine: i was showing, for the first time, sculptures based on 1934 furniture designs by gerrit rietveld he called them krate furniture and designed them as inexpensive country furniture that could be easily mass produced. Artwork title la fortune (after man ray: 1) artist name sherrie levine date created 1990 classification sculpture medium felt, mahogany, and billiard balls. Appropriation artist sherrie levine, a founding member of the pictures generation, is well known for her collections of photographs lifted directly from the work of mostly male modern masters, such as after walker evans (1981), after cézanne (2007) and after august sander (2012. Online shopping for books from a great selection of music, photography & video, architecture, performing arts, history & criticism, graphic design. Art history, after sherrie levine [howard singerman] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers this book examines the career of new york-based artist sherrie levine, whose 1981 series of photographs “after walker evans”—taken not from life but from evans’s famous depression-era documents of rural alabama—became. Sherrie levine 1947–present nationality american holdings 14 share twitter facebook email loading.
Sherrie levine (born in 1947 in hazleton, pennsylvania) is an american photographer, painter, and conceptual artist she is best known for her reproductions of. During the early 1980s, sherrie levine gained recognition for her re-creations of famous works of art, typically by men, through which she questions the ideals of high modernism and confronts issues of authorship, repetition, and authenticity. This audio guide highlights selected works from the exhibition sherrie levine: mayhem and features commentary by johanna burton, guest curator, critic, and art historian thomas crow, art historian richard flood, chief curator at the new museum howard singerman, critic and art historian carrie springer, senior curatorial assistant.
Sherrie levine is switching galleries, but she won’t be moving very far after more than a decade and a half with the paula cooper gallery, ms levine will join the david zwirner gallery, just a couple blocks south in chelsea ms levine, the multimedia artist who grew to prominence in the 1970s. The whitney museum of american art explore works, exhibitions, and events online located in new york city. View sherrie levine's 308 artworks on artnet from exhibitions to biography, news to auction prices, learn about the artist and see available paintings for sale.
Sherrie levine's work engages many of the core tenets of postmodern art, incisively challenging notions of originality, authenticity, and identity. Lot 27, 20th century & contemporary art evening sale, sherrie levine, london auction 29 june 2017. About sherrie levine sherrie levine reinvents famous images and objects by removing (or appropriating) them from their original contexts and placing them into new, meaningful positions.
- Sherrie levine is a multimedia artist who works in photography, drawing, painting, and sculpture, among other materials, to create pieces that challenge deeply rooted notions of artistic authenticity, originality, autonomy, the purity of medium, and immutability.
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- Museums have spent millions on art education trying to reach out to the young and elderly but if you have a grandmother like mine, the kind who, despite a phd.
- Sherrie levine, untitled (after edward weston, ca 1925), type c color print, 195 x 14625 in (492 x 3689 cm), 1981 speakers: dr shana gallagher-lindsay, dr beth harris.
A new exhibition at the whitney offers 30 years of appropriation art by sherrie levine. It’s the 80s as you’ve never seen it before explore the iconic decade when artwork became a commodity and the artist, a brand. Find great deals on ebay for sherrie levine and vik muniz shop with confidence. Find the latest shows, biography, and artworks for sale by sherrie levine appropriation artist sherrie levine, a founding member of the pictures generation. Sherrie levine biography and art for sale buy art at exclusive members only pricing at the leading online contemporary art marketplace.