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Artist Talk - Jeanne Bieri


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Describing herself as the “compulsive collector that I am,” Jeanne Bieri is, verily, a hunter and gatherer of assorted, throwaway “stuff,” from which she occasionally assembles a one-of-a-kind grouping to render in oil.

Bieri collects, mends, pieces, assembles, and stitches to create wholes; converted into wholes, they constitute bulwarks against loss, dissolution, entropy, amnesia—and tender sustenance for the future. Summarizing this multistep process at the core of her practice, Bieri says, simply and disarmingly, “I create big piles of sewn ideas.”

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