Zoë Buckman was born in Hackney, East London in 1985. She is a multi-disciplinary artist working in sculpture, photography, embroidery and installation. Her work explores themes of feminism, … Read more...
Buckman belongs to a new breed of disarmingly sincere artists; the pieces in Present Life are disturbingly personal…The entire effect is refreshingly real.
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"There’s something innately brilliant about the juxtaposition in artist Zoë Buckman’s latest project, Every Curve"
"Every Curve forcibly unites the apparent contradictions between ‘the masculine’ and ‘the feminine’ in contemporary culture."
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Dare You To Look: Radical Realizations in Portraiture, Burning in Water, New York, NY
In collaboration with Kenya-based non-profit UHAI EASHRI, Burning in Water, a partner of Free Arts NYC, presents a group exhibition curated by Alexandra Giniger celebrating the right of all people to be free of abuse or oppression based on gender or sexual orientation. Dare You To Look highlights a collection of works by a diverse range of artists who embrace portraiture and figuration to explore expansive representations of identity. The artworks selected envision both radical representations of the body and conceptions of self to realize such iconographies. Artists include Zoe Buckman, Mickalene Thomas, Wangechi Mutu, Malick Sidibe, Cheri Samba, Robert Mapplethorpe, Lorna Simpson, Shirin Neshat, Richard Mosse, Nan Goldin, Chris Ofili, Cheri Cherin, and many more. Dare You to Look will be on view from November 19, 2015 through January 9, 2016. A portion of the proceeds from this show will benefit Free Arts NYC & UHAI EASHRI.