Artists and Curators Talk: Figuring the Floral
Join us for discussions with Figuring the Floral artists Derrick Adams, Nicole Awai, Lina Puerta, David Rios Ferreira and Simonette Quamina, moderated by Curator of Visual Arts Eileen Jeng Lynch. This exhibition features 23 artists who employ floral imagery to explore representations of identity, including race, ethnicity, class, gender, sexual orientation, aging and other facets.
Free with admission to the grounds.
Pictured above: Figuring the Floral, South Gallery Installation. Left to right: Derrick Adams, Figure Walking into the Light 24, 2018. Acrylic paint, pencil, and fabric on paper. 24 x 18 inches. Courtesy of the artist. Abigail DeVille, And the Migrants Kept Coming…, 2019. Assemblage, bricolage, mannequins, heirlooms, accumulated debris, Dimensions variable. Courtesy of the artist. Nicole Awai, Vista 9: Flashback – Now You See Me Pounce!, 2016, Acrylic paint, nail polish, resin, molded plastic form, bubble wrap, polyester netting, construction foam, metal angle line, graphite and ink on synthetic paper. Courtesy of the artist and Lesley Heller Gallery, New York, NY. Alexandria Smith, Procession to the Rooting Place, 2013 Acrylic, glitter and contact paper on panel, 48 x 48 inches. Courtesy of the artist and LMAKgallery. Photo: Stefan Hagen.