Following the success of final summer time’s sold-out present at Taglialatella Galleries in Toronto, MissMe presents The Apology of Anger in its second iteration, in addition to her debut solo exhibition in New York Metropolis.
MissMe is a Montreal-based up to date artist recognized for her fearless feminist iconography. In The Apology of Anger, she continues to discover themes which have pushed her profession and developed her unmistakable inventive model by mixing uncooked, daring imagery with textual references derived from the dialogue surrounding gender, sexuality and bodily autonomy.
The Apology of Anger delivers MissMe’s visible voice to many who really feel confined – or denied – by cultural constructs for ladies: learn how to costume; learn how to act; learn how to look; learn how to compose oneself to the general public. Social media has compounded these unnatural, societal expectations of being an idyllic lady, but MissMe’s artwork on Instagram has been underneath siege. Whereas pornography is ever-present on social media, Meta has restricted MissMe’s account quite a few instances and eliminated greater than 20 of her posts, regardless of following the suitable pointers for posting content material.
MissMe solutions, in-part, with imagery impressed by her signature masks. Famously worn by the nameless artist, her masks additionally represents defiance of the expectations positioned upon ladies to please the male gaze. The present consists of 25 compositions entitled “selfies”, commenting on the expectation of perfection.
As a part of the continuation of the thematic assortment, MissMe has additionally created a sequence of provocative, interactive images, a sequence of large-scale work, and can unveil the maquette to her first life-sized sculpture. The sculpture is born from MissMe’s iconic imagery, bringing her personal determine, physique and partially masked id to a brand new medium for the artist’s message:
“To be born with a lady’s physique is to bear the unsolicited burden of humanity’s unresolved attitudes in direction of intercourse. She learns to adapt to a patriarchal system that blames ladies for the misbehavior of males.”
“Additionally… Girls Don’t Owe You Shit!”
The Apology of Anger might be open to the general public each day, Mon-Saturday, 10-6pm till Could sixth:
Taglialatella Galleries – 229 tenth Ave, New York, NY 10011