The intention behind the seemingly bizarre combination was, according to Attie, “to give visual form to the shared American and Brazilian reality of nationalistic divisions that defines our political present.”
Refugee Stories Told from a Barge, Timed for UN General Assembly Session
We talked to Shimon Attie and the subjects of his project about the state of political asylum in America.
The Ineffectiveness of Words and Other Boundaries
The recently closed exhibition by Shimon Attie at Jack Shainman gallery is the documentation of a peculiar work made two years ago and installed in contested locations in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
Compartmentalized Compassion: A 30-Year Survey of AIDS-Related Art in the US
TACOMA, Wash. — The Art AIDS America exhibit at the Tacoma Art Museum intends to move away from postmodern interpretations of art towards enjoining the viewer’s empathy.