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She said, She said: Art and inspiration in the work of Nell Painter and Lucille Fornasieri Gold


This exhibition juxtaposes two separate but related bodies of artwork – photographs of Brooklyn in the 1970s and 1980s, and the paintings they inspired many decades later.

Lucille Fornasieri Gold documented everyday life in her multi-racial, multi-ethnic Brooklyn neighborhood. In 2008, Brooklyn Historical Society acquired her photographs, and two years later, the artist Nell Painter found them. Nell created new images by digitally manipulating fragments of Lucille’s photographs and painting them into visual fiction.


Sunday, May 18, 2014 - Sunday, February 08, 2015