• In vanessa german's New Exhibition, Freedom, Value, and Time Coalesce Through Elaborate Assemblages

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    “THE FATHER SHOES” (2022), mixed-media assemblage, 25 x 22 x 13.25 inches. All images by Laura Shea, courtesy of Kasmin, New York, shared with permission vanessa german knows how to translate experiences. In her latest project with the Skinner Museum -Mount Holyoke's early 20th-century cabinet of curiosities-she explores what decolonization means by interacting with the institution's 7,000 precious historical objects. german finds past, present, and future in everything from Native American baskets to Samurai swords to pieces of the Great Pyramid of Giza.
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