In the online exhibition, Hauser & Wirth debut new collages by American artist Lorna Simpson. ‘Give Me Some Moments’ finds Simpson building upon themes that are essential to her practice: the nature of representation, identity, gender, race, and history, which are all central to contemporary culture and American life today. For more than 30 years, Simpson’s powerful works have entangled viewers in an equivocal web of meaning, drawing upon techniques of collage through the use of found images, often culled from the pages of Jet and Ebony magazines from the 1950s to the 1970s. These publications focused on subjects of...
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