Wednesday, September 23, 2009

video art wednesday: date with deceit

Admittedly, I am a sucker for women artists who employ or inhabit media archetypes/gender stereotypes in their work a la Cindy Sherman--hence my appreciation of this show from last year.

Eileen Maxson certainly has received the Sherman comparison before, but no matter: I dig her work. Maxson is currently featured in a show in Pittsburgh curated by Jesse Hulcher; visit her website here, and see the artist offering one of her not-so-true confessions (and sporting some seriously distracting faux acne) in the YouTube video below:


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