09.03.21 Press

Pamela Council featured in Hyperallergic’s September Art Guide: “Your Concise New York Art Guide for September 2021”

Your list of must-see, fun, insightful, and very New York art events this month, including the Armory, Bushwick Open Studios, and the New York Film Festival.

Pamela Council: Bury Me Loose

Pamela Council, “Red Drink: A BLAXIDERMY Juneteenth Offering” (photo by Ronald Llewellyn Jones, courtesy Denny Dimin Gallery)

When: September 10–October 23
Where: Denny Dimin Gallery (39 Lispenard Street, Tribeca, Manhattan)

Pamela Council brings together Black vernacular camp, pop culture, horror, and humor in their visceral, ongoing exploration of “Blaxidermy,” a fusion of the words “taxidermy” and “blaxploitation.” Among the works on view are a scale model of a racetrack built from fake nails modeled on the manicure of Olympic track star Florence Griffith-Joyner, and a video of a recent “Juneteenth fountain” from the artist’s Fountains for Black Joy series, accented with palm trees and filled with 800 gallons of red soda. The show will overlap with Council’s public art installation “A Fountain for Survivors,” which opens in Times Square in October.

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