Thirty years of work by Gary Simmons being exhibited in 'Public Enemy' at Pérez Art Museum Miami

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Thirty years of work by Gary Simmons being exhibited in 'Public Enemy' at Pérez Art Museum Miami
Gary Simmons. Hold Up, Wait a Minute (detail), 2021. Private collection. © Gary Simmons. Photo: Jeff McLane.



MIAMI, FL.- 'Gary Simmons: Public Enemy' is the first comprehensive career survey of the work of multidisciplinary artist Gary Simmons (b. 1964, New York; lives in Los Angeles). The most in-depth presentation of Simmons’s work to date, the exhibition covers thirty years of the artist’s career, encompassing approximately seventy works.

Since the late 1980s Simmons has played a key role in situating questions of race, class, and gender identity at the center of contemporary art discourse. Notable for his early application of conceptual artistic strategies, Simmons exposes and analyzes histories of racism inscribed in US visual culture. Over the course of his career, Simmons has revealed traces of these histories in the fields of sports, cinema, literature, music, and architecture and urbanism, while drawing heavily on popular genres such as hip-hop, horror, and science fiction. Guided by an internal logic, his approach is cool, analytical, and unflinching in its interrogation of intense historical narratives, yet the results consistently deliver a strong emotional charge.

In this timely exhibition—accompanied by a major exhibition catalogue and slate of related programs—visitors will gain a holistic understanding of the complex and profoundly moving work of this groundbreaking and influential artist.

Organization and support

Gary Simmons: Public Enemy is organized by the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago and the Pérez Art Museum Miami.

Gary Simmons: Public Enemy is curated by René Morales, James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator, and Jadine Collingwood, Assistant Curator, with Jack Schneider, Curatorial Associate, of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago.

Works in this exhibition contain signifiers of racial hatred and violence, including nooses and Ku Klux Klan imagery.

Pérez Art Museum Miami
Gary Simmons: Public Enemy
December 5th, 2023 - April 28th, 2024










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