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Lorna Simpson with the Paris Review

LORNA SIMPSON
Studio Visit with the Paris Review


On the heels of a visit to the Aspen Art Museum to accept the museums prestigious Aspen Award for art, artist Lorna Simpson offers the Paris Review an intimate look at her studio practice. In conversation, Simpson shares her inspiration behind a newer work titles, Moveableness, as well as her consistent use of found photographic imagery and colorful, effusive washes of ink in her process if collage. Coming off of two major exhibitions - the Venice Biennale and a traveling exhibition spanning two years - Simpson talks about her excitement and readjustment upon returning to her home and studio in Brooklyn. Read more about the studio visit in the Paris Review

Lorna Simpson participated in the Vera List Art Project in 2013 with her edition Double Portrait, available here.

Above: Lorna Simpson. Photo courtesy of Menelik Puryear.