‘Marilyn Minter’ to Open at LGDR




Marilyn Minter. Jasmine Odalisque, 2021–23. Enamel on metal, 60 × 84 inches (152.4 × 213.4 cm) © Marilyn Minter, courtesy the artist and LGDR

LGDR is thrilled to present an exhibition of recent work by Marilyn Minter, opening April 12, 2023, at its 3 East 89th Street location. Spanning three floors and six gallery spaces, this ambitious show is the artist’s first solo exhibition in New York since her celebrated retrospective Pretty/Dirty at the Brooklyn Museum in 2016–17. It introduces several new bodies of work, including portraiture, and highlights Minter’s daring fifty-year exploration of beauty, representation, autonomy, and desire through a feminist, sex-positive perspective. A jaw-dropping display of jewel-toned paintings will comingle with sculpture, video, photographs, and prints. Minter approaches some of her now familiar themes with a critical, fresh eye and fearlessly tackles the art- historical canon by reinterpreting traditional genres such as bathers, odalisques, and portraiture.

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