If you think I’m Sexy a group show curated by Diana Buckley and Irena Jurek
461 W 126th St. (between Amsterdam and Morningside Ave.) New York, NY
July 14 – 29, 2012
Opening Reception: Saturday, July 14, 6pm – 8pm
If you think I’m Sexy examines themes of seduction, lust, and sex through a variety of vantages. The show brings together artists whose work examines both the pleasures and fun of sexuality, as well as its dark, immutable side through the lens of diverse ideologies, races, and sexual orientations. Provocative connections between art and pornography question where one begins and the other ends.
Participating Artists: Adam Parker Smith, Carla Edwards, Caitlin Cherry, Miz Metro (Laura O’Reilly), Peter Caine, Jesse Edwards, Nina Schwanse, Paul Outlaw and Jen Catron, Brian Belott, Kristy Leibowitz, Gavin Kenyon, Maki Kitagawa, Aaron Peterman, Molly Weiss, Inna Babaeva, Natalie Colette Wood, Michelle Jane Lee, Hein Koh, Steven Mayer, Adarsh Alphons, Irena Jurek and Peter Caine
Curators Bio’s: Diana Buckley – is originally from New Orleans, now living and working in New York. She has worked with the New Orleans Museum of Art, the PACE gallery, Louisiana State Museum, Woman Made Gallery, Mike Weiss Gallery, and the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She holds her MA from University of New Orleans and BFA-AH from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Irena Jurek – is an artist originally from Krakow, Poland, currently living and working in Brooklyn. She has exhibited at Family Business, Nonprofit Finance Fund, Casita Maria Center for the Arts and Education, Vaudeville Park, 1366 Space, Cranbrook Academy Art Museum, Forum Gallery and School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She holds an MFA from Cranbrook Academy of Art and BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.