fairy tales monsters and the genetic imagination
24 February – 28 May 2012
Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination
The Frist Center for the Visual Arts
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
Fairy Tales, Monsters, and the Genetic Imagination is an exhibition of photographs, paintings, videos, sculptures and installations by contemporary artists who invent humanlike, animal or hybrid creatures to symbolize life’s mysteries, desires and fears.
Patricia Piccinini’s The Long Awaited (pictured right) is included, alongside works by David Altmejd, Suzanne Anker, Aziz + Cucher, the Chapman Brothers, Marcel Dzama, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Motohiko Odani, Tom Sachs, Allison Schulnik, Kiki Smith, Cindy Sherman and Yinka Shonibare.