Juxtapoz & Sugarlift Present "ME: An Exhibition of Contemporary Self-Portraiture" @ High Line Nine, NYC
Who are you? Is your inner character revealed, like the ancient Greeks believed, by the composition of your features? Or does the answer have nothing to do with your face? Twenty-two artists explore the question in ME: An Exhibition of Contemporary Self-Portraiture, highlighting the intersections between psyche, mirror and other.
Curated by Sugarlift and Juxtapoz contributing editor Sasha Bogojev and presented at New York’s High Line Nine, the ME exhibition runs January 16–30th, 2020 and will feature paintings and drawings by 22 international artists as well as guest speakers exploring self-portraiture throughout art history and contemporary culture.
Artists: Aleah Chapin, Cesar Piette, Christian Rex van Minnen, Colin Chillag, Danica Lundy, Deng Shiqing, Dina Brodsky, Esiri Erheriene-Essi, Esteban Ocampo-Giraldo, Guno Park, Hiba Schahbaz, Jean-Pierre Roy, Jenny Morgan, Justin Liam O’Brien, Koichi Sato, Marcelo Daldoce, Maya Mason, Nicolas V. Sanchez, Paco Pomet, Prudence Flint, Sean Norvet, Tony Toscani
Tuesday, January 21st, 6:00-8:00PM:
The Self-Portrait: Antiquity to #Selfie
A talk series exploring the self-portrait from art history to pop-culture.
Carlo McCormick, Art & Culture Critic and Author
Calvine Harvey, Historian and VP of Old Masters Painting at Sotheby’s
Jenny Morgan, Contemporary Painter