This show will mark the first New York museum survey exhibition of Eisenman’s work and will provide an in-depth look at the symbolic nature of the artist’s most striking depictions of individuals and groups—from intimate portraits to more complex narrative scenes. One of the most important painters of her generation, Eisenman (b. 1965, Verdun, France) has developed a distinct figurative language that combines the imaginative with the lucid, the absurd with the banal, and the stereotypical with the countercultural and queer. ‘Nicole Eisenman: Al-ugh-ories’ will highlight how allegory permeates her oeuvre and how she fluidly ties the fictional to the autobiographical and the past to the present. Read more.
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