Mira Dancy & Sarah Peters

October 16 - November 26, 2014

Press for BODYRITE:
ARTFORUM, Critics' Pick
ARTINFO, "5 Must-See Gallery Shows NY"
ArtHaps, "October in Pictures"
Art Blog Art Blog
Two Coats of Paint
New York Art Tours - Merrily Kerr
Upcoming review in Modern Painters

Melanie Daniel:
Girls' Club, "The Moment. The Backdrop. The Persona." Ft. Lauderdale, FL
November 7, 2014 - September 26, 2015

Asya Geisberg Gallery is pleased to pair Mira Dancy and  Sarah Peters in "BODYRITE", an exhibition of paintings and sculpture. The duo's seemingly opposite oeuvres - acid-hued graphic paintings and terracotta miniatures - award us with the possibilities of reimagining the female body as a series of poses, affects, or mere outlines. With a clear nod to millennia of reliance on the female nude, the two artists share an  au courant appreciation of its descent into a signifier. Peters, whose work has revived traditional media such as bronze portraiture, plaster casts, and drawing, consistently reframes the history of European...

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