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The Spur
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The Spur, 280 Elm Street, Southampton
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Aug 09 2018

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7:00 pm - 10:00 pm

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Free

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Adult

VIRGIN – Art Opening

Comprised of thought-provoking photographs by Amagansett, NY artist Nika Nesgoda, VIRGIN, originally photographed in 2002, challenges contemporary notions of iconography, identity and religion. Taking a cue from the Old Masters, many of whom were known to have employed marginalized women as their models, Nesgoda playfully interprets art history and reimagines these Church-commissioned paintings. Nesgoda’s series has gained national recognition – she was recently published in Time and will soon be reviewed by the Wall Street Journal. Her contemporary models include icons Stormy Daniels & Tera Patrick, among others. Presented by McNeill Art Group, curated by Eve Gianni Corio in collaboration with Laura Eisman & Sylvia Hommert & in support of the local non- profit, Neo-Political Cowgirls.
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