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b. 1988, USA

Martine Syms Related Press

A Sculpture/Chair That Asks Who Is Going to Grab My Booty? Related Press A Sculpture/Chair That Asks "Who Is Going to Grab My Booty?" 13 November 2019, Garage

The chair sculptures are comprised of a steel frame that has been painted black with the seat and back upholstered with woven, text-adorned polyester straps. The writing on the chairs ranges from 'WHO

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Capricorn Related Press Capricorn 12 November 2019, L'Officiel

'The closer you get to the real thing, the stronger the pull of the opposite force becomes. It feels like they are trying to kill you.'

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Lismore Castle serves up a rich palimpsest of themes for new show Related Press Lismore Castle serves up a rich palimpsest of themes for new show 5 April 2019, The Art Newspaper

Palimpsest —a manuscript or document where the original writing has been erased and written over but which still bears the traces of what was there before—is the title of the main show at Lismore A

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An Expression of the Divine: A Review of Martine Syms at the Graham Foundation Related Press An Expression of the Divine: A Review of Martine Syms at the Graham Foundation 12 January 2019, Newcity Art

As we watch, Syms cues us in on our personal performance of moving through the space. The role of surveillance is not static but one that constantly shifts through different apparatuses, ultimately re

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Martine Syms Related Press Martine Syms 4 January 2019, 4Columns

A funny thing happened while I was researching Martine Syms, whose solo exhibition, Incense Sweaters & Ice, is currently on view at the Graham Foundation in Chicago. The thirty-year-old artist, who

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'Fear and desire for connection and the blocks to it': artist Martine Syms on her exhibition 'Grand Calme' Related Press 'Fear and desire for connection and the blocks to it': artist Martine Syms on her exhibition 'Grand Calme' 20 September 2018, It's Nice That

Now, Grand Calme is a full body immersion into Sym’s interior world. The artist’s neurotic, chaotic internal narrative is laid bare across the gallery’s four walls in a visual threat map—a digital d

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Martine Syms: 'Don't be afraid to be narcissistic' Related Press Martine Syms: 'Don't be afraid to be narcissistic' 9 September 2018, GQ

Sativa Football Club play every Sunday on a tiny five-a-side pitch on the fringes of Cypress Park, a largely Latino area of northeast LA. This is where I found the artist Martine Syms one hot Sunday i

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