. ‘I’m Working More With White Flesh and Toxicity’: Watch Artist Doreen Garner Explain Why She Embraced a New Approach After 2020 « JO LEE MAGAZINE

ART NET NEWS – In the quinquennial art exhibition “Greater New York,” on view now at MoMA PS1, sculptor Doreen Garner’s work Lucy’s Agony (2021) references the gut-churning experiments conducted on Black women by doctors like the so-called “father of modern gynecology” J. Marion Sims, who experimented on enslaved women without anesthesia. Garner’s work often reflects on weighty issues of trauma afflicted on Black bodies, and the seemingly never-ending archive to mine. Garner, who is also a tattoo artist, understands the way skin behaves more than most, using it as her canvas when creating body art.

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