- Source: ARTNET NEWS
- Author: HANNAH PIKAART
- Date: NOVEMBER 20, 2017
- Format: ONLINE
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9. “Becky Kolsrud: Allegorical Nudes” at JTT
Following the theft of one of her paintings from its owner’s home, Becky Kolsrud devised the idea to create a series based on a single painting, delving into the genre of allegorical painting. The giant nude female bodies in these paintings occupy natural landscapes, such as lakes and mountains. Kolsrud’s new series echoes themes from her previous work. However, the figures are not portraits, “but rather signs for how women might be represented, going against the way they have been symbolized” in the art canon.
Location: JTT, 191 Chrystie St.
Time: Wednesday–Sunday, 11 a.m.–6 p.m.