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Now Live | Gary Simmons: Screaming into the Ether

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Gary Simmons: Screaming into the Ether was scheduled to open at the gallery today, Thursday, March 26. In light of the current circumstances facing New York, the exhibition will now be available exclusively online in our very first online viewing room.

To view the exhibition, please click here and sign in.

Screaming Into The Ether, 2020. Oil and cold wax on canvas, 96 1/4 x 72 1/4 inches (244.5 x 183.5 cm).
Screaming Into The Ether, 2020.
Oil and cold wax on canvas, 96 1/4 x 72 1/4 inches (244.5 x 183.5 cm).

Gary Simmons’s latest work expands the artist’s decades-long examination into the propagation of racial stereotypes through American media and its devastating effects on how people of color perceive themselves and are perceived by others. The twenty new paintings on view reconsider his signature “erasure” technique and the racist cartoon characters Simmons first appropriated in his renowned chalkboard drawings from the early 1990s.

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