Posts tagged Buffalo Artist
Rachel Fein-Smolinski: This woman has ISSUES!

Fein-Smolinski’s work injects science-fictional visual strategies into the authoritative aesthetics of biology and medicine to address issues of courage, pain, neuroses, and the power dynamics embedded in the Western healthcare system. Using photography, video, and installation This Woman Has ISSUES! incorporates imagery constructed from the familial, studio, and medical archive of the late Buffalo figurative painter–and the artist’s grandmother–Jackie Felix, alongside publicly accessible archival material from medical institutions across Western New York.

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Margaret Schrecongost

In Maggie Schrecongost’s My Body My Corpse the passive female nude of classical tableau painting is transformed into hyperactive subject, author, and secret agent from a cyber-dimension right next door. Using herself as her primary model, Schrecongost’s work is informed by art history, collage, sci-fi, and feminism, looking simultaneously forward into the future and back into the past, probing the myths and images that haunt our present.

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