Valerie Hegarty
Still Life with Peaches, Pear, Grapes and Crows, Still Life with Watermelon, Peaches and Crows, Table Cloth with Fruit and Crows
2013
Canvas, stretcher, paper, acrylic paint, foam, papier-mâché, wire, glue, gold foil, epoxy, fabric, thread
dimensions variable
Alternative Histories was a show of site-specific artworks installed in three of The Brooklyn Museum period rooms, which addressed themes of colonization, Manifest Destiny, and repressed history. The installation’s cultural referents include Alfred Hitchcock, racial segregation, and vanitas.
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