Taryn Simon - Birds of the West Indies
Birds of the West Indies
Texts by Daniel Baumann
29,5 x 20,5 cm, 11 5/8 x 81/8 Inches
Taryn Simon (b. 1975) is a multidisciplinary artist who has worked in photography, text, sculpture, film/video, and performance.
Simon's works have been the subject of monographic exhibitions at Ullens Center for Contemporary Art, Beijing (2013); Museum of Modern Art, New York (2012); Tate Modern, London (2011); Neue Nationalgalerie, Berlin (2011); and Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2007). Permanent collections include Metropolitan Museum of Art, Tate Modern, the Guggenheim Museum, Centre Georges Pompidou, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Her work is included in the 56th Venice Biennale (2015). She is a graduate of Brown University and a Guggenheim Fellow. Simon lives and works in New York.