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Artist-Writer-Artist: Mira Schor

Artist Mira Schor has been working with text and image for several decades now, and Hyperallergic has a good interview with her to coincide with her latest show:

Six Questions for Mira Schor About Text and Image:

Mira Schor's "The Self, The Work, The World" (2012) (all photos by the author for Hyperallergic) (click to enlarge)

"Painter, author and critic Mira Schor’s current show at Marvelli Gallery delves into the world of language. The works on linen and paper chart a world where the individual appears in a form of stasis, holding a book or laptop, looking at things — windows, paintings, screens — and generating rectangles (and the occasional oval) which seem to speak, label, think and even dream ..."


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