S & M: Shrines and Masquerades in Cosmopolitan Times
September 16–December 6, 2008
80 Washington Square East Galleries, Department of Art and Art Professions, Steinhardt School, NYU
Receptions: Tuesday, September 16 and Monday, October 6, both 6:00–8:00 pm. Information: 212/998-5747.
The artists in this exhibition—including Almighty God, Xenobia Bailey, Phyllis Galembo, Lyle Ashton Harris, Jim Hodges, Tracey Rose, and Kehinde Wiley, among many others—invent extraordinary shrines and masquerades incorporating portraits, sculptures, pattern, illusion, sounds, and color. Curated by Lyle Ashton Harris, Nancy Barton, and Chris Bogia with the assistance of Bonnie Loughner and Emma Winder.