Richard Taittinger Gallery is thrilled to announce TRANSMOGRIFIED, the third New York solo exhibition by acclaimed South African artist Frances Goodman.
Frances said, “Transmogrify” means to “transform in a surprising or magical manner”. That is the process that I wanted to explore, in both the subject matter of and the way I use my materials, in my upcoming third solo exhibition at Richard Taittinger Gallery titled Transmogrified.
The genesis of the new series of sequin paintings for the exhibition lies in the work she did during the 2020 lockdown. Unable to work with other people in a live environment, I turned to the social media platforms available to me. The extreme makeup/makeover trend – already popular even before the lockdown – rose to new heights during it because people were isolated at home with a lot of time on their hands. What appeared to start as a very niche and exclusive drag subculture moved into the mainstream.
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Frances Goodman obtained her Master of Fine Arts Degree from Goldsmiths College at the University of London in 2000 and holds a Laureateship from the Hoger Instituut Voor Schone Kunsten in Belgium. She was a recipient of the Cecily Brown...View Artist Page →