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.
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.
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
Below: Color Picture 2007-2009 by Laurie Simmons
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.
Salon 94, NY
Skarsted Gallery, NY
CAROLINA Nitsch, NY
Baldwin Gallery, ASPEN
Tomio Koyama, TOKYO