Saturday, March 6, 2010

Lorna Simpson

Lorna Simpson's artwork was displayed at the MoMA during my visit, one of  my favourite pieces was a display called "Wigs." Througout this display there were photographs of different hairtypes and styles aswell as short quotes or poems all around. All the images were of dark hair, except for one blonde 'Barbie' wig.
The ambiguous text surrounding the photographs were extremely interesting, my favourite piece was:

Truth was asked
that she display
her breasts to
confirm her sex
during a meeting
that she might
have been a man
masquerading as a
woman --  

I would love to sit and analyze this for hours, however I should be writing a paper for my British Literature class. I will simply leave you with these words to ponder.

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