La Pera Projects
Alexandra Hammond is LA PERA
Updated: Mar 30, 2022
In this series we asked our artist to answer 6 questions that are LA PERA.
Here are Alexandra Hammond's answers and picture of one of her iconic paintings with a pear-like loop.
Last museum/gallery you visited:
Immersed myself in the Met's Egypt and Mesopotamia wings to study cartouches.
A reading on art you recommend:
On Beauty and Being Just by Elaine Scarry
Place you wish to see your work exhibited one day:
The Whitney Biennial
Exhibition you enjoyed and why:
Elija Burgher at PPOW. His work was new to me and I loved the layered and mysterious world he created with a mix of large-scale figurative drawings, painted drop cloths with an invented language of symbols -- all inspired by an ancient mythology.
Reference artist or artists:
An artwork you love:
Pierre Huyghe's Untilled, a mysterious garden