Red is a color that calls up associations of love, luck, passion, and violence but also the mementos of childhood, such as balloons and toys. It is found in Paleolithic painting, China’s imperial and popular imagery, the Dutch Renaissance, it is also present in the contemporary graphic texts of Barbara Kruger and the abstract etchings of Anish Kapoor. This is the second installment of Site:Brooklyn’s ongoing investigation into color: its meaning, its roles, and place in contemporary practice. We are seeking works in all genres and mediums.This is the second installment of Site:Brooklyn’s ongoing investigation into color: its meaning, its roles, and place in contemporary practice. What does red mean to you?
About The Juror:
Sara Reisman is the artistic director of The Shelley & Donald Rubin Foundation, curator of the Donald Rubin Private Collection, and professor of curatorial practice at SVA. Previously, she was associate dean at The Cooper Union and a guest curator and curatorial consultant at the Queens Museum, International Studio & Curatorial Program, and Socrates Sculpture Park. In addition, she received curatorial fellowships from the New Museum of Contemporary Art, Omi International Art Center, and the Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania.