gold afros, chess players and 50s glamour

By Sean O'Hagan for The Guardian (UK) on Mar 25, 2014

Here, performance and narrative are fractured and endlessly repeated in a way that is almost overwhelming to the viewer...As with all of her work, you are placed in a position of constantly questioning what you are witnessing, both as a sensory experience and as a piece of art loaded with meanings...

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Lorna Simpson is an UC San Diego Department of Visual Arts MFA Alumna. For more about her work, please visit:

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Lorna Simpson, Momentum still, 2011.
Image is courtesy of Artist Lorna Simpson, Salon 94, New York, and The Guardian.

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