Artists

LAURIE SIMMONS

Biography

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Laurie Simmons is an internationally recognized artist was born in Long Island, New York in 1949. Simmons received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree from the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia (1971). She has had major exhibitions at the Museum of Modern Art in New York (2006); Baltimore Museum of Art (1997); San Jose Museum of Art in California (1990); and Walker Art Center in Minneapolis (1987). She has participated in two Whitney Biennial exhibitions (1985, 1991) and lives and works in New York. In 2006 she made her first film, "The Music of Regret," a musical in three acts. She was recently nominated for the Prix Pictet Award in photography and is currently working on her second film, a narrative feature titled “My Art.”  

 

 

 

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Projects

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LAURIE SIMMONS: PAUSE