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Jack Pierson is Diana Ross in Lady Sings the Blues


A signed edition of collected drawings and aphorisms by artist Jack Pierson.

About the Artist

Jack Pierson works in several different mediums, including sculpture, photography and video, and is known for word signage installations, drawings, and artist’s books. He explores the emotional undercurrents of everyday life, from the intimacy of romantic attachment to the distant idolization of others. Sometimes infused with a sly sense of humor, Pierson’s work is inherently autobiographical; his fixation with fame affirms the tendency to yearn for an ideal, allowing for the viewer’s identification with his imagery. Fueled by the poignancy of emotional experience and by the sensations of memory, obsession and absence, Pierson’s subject is ultimately, as he states, “hope.” Pierson had a solo exhibition at the Aspen Art Museum in 2017.