Thursday, March 1, 2012

C&R: Check out the Cupcakes!

In my ideal show, I'd love cupcakes seating the audience...This artist must've had a similar vision.

"Mining childhood memories and media constructions of gender roles, her photographs are charged with an eerie, dreamlike quality. On first glance, her works often appear whimsical, but there is a disquieting aspect to Simmons’s child’s play, as her characters struggle over identity in an environment in which the value placed on consumption, designer objects, and domestic space is inflated to absurd proportions.

Watch Romance on PBS. See more from ART:21.

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