Amy Sillman

Guna S. Mundheim Visual Arts Fellow - Class of Spring 2009

Artist

Current Location: New York

Biography

Amy Sillman is a painter who lives in Brooklyn, New York. The curator Claudia Schmuckli has written of her work: “Painting for Amy Sillman is more than just a medium; it is a condition. Marked by doubt and skepticism, Sillman belongs to a generation of painters who came of age during the medium's greatest moment of anxiety and who have reclaimed the medium for themselves.” Sillman's paintings are rich with contradiction, negotiating a complex terrain between opposing forces such as portraiture and abstraction, sloppiness and slow