Seven Days…a Halloween Mini-series!

Gillian Wearing is a consummate costume professional. In order to transform herself into various family members for the larger-than-life works in her “Album” series, Wearing worked with with a talented team (including former employees of Madame Tussauds) to create the masks, silicon prostheses, wigs (complete with human hair), and bodysuits the artist wears in these eerie photographs. All six works are currently on view at the Gallery as part of DECADE: Contemporary Collecting 2002–2012 if you are up for some in-person creepiness.

  1. emilstage reblogged this from albrightknox
  2. in-sightgender reblogged this from in-sightgender and added:
    Gillian Wearing’s “Album” Series Artists sometimes use masks to address the interplay between public and private realms....
  3. ihatecomputers reblogged this from albrightknox
  4. esme-d reblogged this from albrightknox
  5. kivoikuvii reblogged this from albrightknox
  6. secreteshit reblogged this from albrightknox and added:
    Gillian Wearing’s “Album” Series Artists sometimes use masks to address the interplay between public and private realms....
  7. sinead--marguerite reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  8. pznivyisitchy reblogged this from songbirdsweresinging and added:
    That is crazy…
  9. songbirdsweresinging reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  10. middle-cyclone reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  11. godlesshippieskank reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  12. opalescenza reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  13. malegazegraves reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  14. alittlebithopeful reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  15. hiddenntthings reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  16. thesupremepleasureofbeing reblogged this from sealegslegssea
  17. sealegslegssea reblogged this from albrightknox
  18. smallandlittle reblogged this from albrightknox
  19. get-the-pop-tart reblogged this from hollyjo
  20. hollyjo reblogged this from viacurious
  21. viacurious reblogged this from albrightknox and added:
    Saw this at the Albright-Knox Art Gallery in Buffalo, NY with my boyfriend while taking shelter from hurricane sandy....
  22. humanoidesdecolor reblogged this from artnamnesis