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Laurie Simmons- Gossip Girl Art

In Uncategorized on December 12, 2011 at 1:40 pm

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Photo credit: Laurie Simmons

Laurie Simmons (Born: 1949 in Long Island, New York. Works and lives in New York and Cornwall, Connecticut). Simmons recieved a BFA from Tylor School of Art in 1971 and specialises in art and photography. The artist has also recieved a lot of awards, for example Guggenhiem Fellowship in 1997 and National Endowment for the Arts Grant in 1984.

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Laurie Simmons was featured going cameo in season 4, ep. 18 “The Kids Stay In the Picture” where the van der Woodsen are beeing photographed by Simmons herself.

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Laurie Simmons is known for her works with dolls in dollhouses, presenting arounding we are familiar with, but at the same time a rather melancholic atmosphere.

Below: From the series Long House 2002-2004 by Laurie Simmons

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Below: Color Picture 2007-2009 by Laurie Simmons

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In 2001, Simmons and the architecht Peter Wheelwright designed an interactive dollhouse caring the name “Kaleidoscope House”, where contemporary artist filled the rooms with small artworks and designs.

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more information:

Salon 94, NY

Skarsted Gallery, NY

CAROLINA Nitsch, NY

Baldwin Gallery, ASPEN

Tomio Koyama, TOKYO

 

 

 

 

 

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