Mah Gah Ree Tah 02
DIMENSIONS 32 x 28 in (81.28 x 71.12 cm) MEDIUM Glitter, collaged paper, acrylic, 9-color silkscreen on Rives BFK paper
Hand-embellished series of 15, 2022
Signed and numbered by the artist on front
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ABOUT THE WORK
You're not looking at us, we're looking at you is the first unspoken utterance offered by the women in Monica Kim Garza's painted universes. Favoring authentic vivacity over conceptual certainty, the wisdom offered by her matriarchy multiplies until it is replete within the frame. There is an unabashed celebration of life to be had and it includes moving bodies, eating tropical fruits and fresh fish, bountiful sunlight, and not apologizing for your existence. With each expressive stroke, Garza electrifies the athletic solidity of her figures. Mah Gah Ree Tah 01-15 is a series of silkscreen prints that have been hand-finished by the artist with glitter, collaged paper, and acrylic.
Monica Kim Garza (b. 1988 Alamogordo, NM) lives and works in Atlanta, GA. Garza has had solo shows with Soco Gallery, Charlotte, NC, 2022; The Hole, New York, NY, 2021; Ruttkowski;68, Cologne, Germany, 2021; V1 Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark, 2020, 2019; New Image Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2020, 2017, 2015; Groupe/ANON, New York, NY 2017; Lily Robert, Paris, France, 2017. She has participated in numerous group exhibitions, most recently at Utah Museum of Contemporary Art, Salt Lake City, UT; Art Taipei, Galerie Julien Cadet, Taipei; Miam Miam, Curated by Galerie Julien Cadet, Volery Gallery, Dubai; Taubman Museum, Roanoke, VA. Garza holds a BFA in Painting/Drawing from the California College of Arts.
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