Encompassing drawing, painting, sculpture and video, Kaari Upson's (born 1972) works track open-ended, circuitous narratives that weave elements of fantasy, physical and psychological trauma, and the often-fraught pursuit of an American ideal. For The Larry Project (2005-ongoing), she unearthed a well of projected histories, images and artifacts inspired by forgotten fragments from the abandoned personal archive of a man whom she had never met. Upson has continued this forensic approach in subsequent projects. This ...

Kaari Upson: Good Thing You Are Not Alone 2017, New Museum

ISBN-13: 9780915557134

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