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Zoe Leonard

Robert . 2001

Robert . 2001

+ Whitney Museum of American Art

New York–based artist Zoe Leonard (b. 1961) is among the most critically acclaimed artists of her generation. Over the past three decades, she has produced work in photography and sculpture that has been celebrated for its lyrical observations of daily life coupled with a rigorous, questioning attention to the politics and conditions of image making and display. Continue reading Zoe Leonard

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Zoe Leonard

I want a president . 1992

Zoe Leonard . I want a president . 1992 (1)

photos: © Timothy Schenck . + High Line Art

Zoe Leonard, an artist primarily known for her photography, sculpture, and site-specific installations, is also an influential feminist and queer activist who started working in New York City in the 1980s, an era marked by overwhelming loss during the AIDS epidemic. Throughout her work from that time, Leonard references the enormous loss of close friends and fellow artists and activists whose absence still reverberates today. Continue reading Zoe Leonard