REBECCA MORGAN "No Church in the Wild" @ Asya Geisberg Gallery, NYC

Juxtapoz // Thursday, March 13, 2014
Asya Geisberg Gallery is pleased to present "No Church in the Wild", Rebecca Morgan's second exhibition with the gallery. Whereas her first exhibition "Cabin Fever" presented an array of archetypal Appalachian personages, in "NCITW" Morgan gives us a glimpse of their cultural signifiers and environment. Unruly and uncivilized, her characters epitomize both historic conceptions of Appalachia and its current state of anomie and mass-market tastes combined with off-the-grid lifestyles and abject poverty. 

Rebecca Morgan's Bumpkins

Erotica // Thursday, June 21, 2012
'Rebecca Morgan makes work about her love and hate relationship with the conservative farm town she grew up in. Her drawings and cartoons reflect both a constant critique and a defense of rural living. She investigates the comfort, the familiar, and also the repulsion that comes with the territory of home. Morgan draws larger-than-life self-portraits, set in the woods of a theatrical Appalachia...'

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