Mimi Gross's work spans from painting and drawing, films, mail art, book design, costume and set design, indoor and out of doorsinstallations, diorama and sculpture. She is the daughter of the sculptor Chaim Gross. She grew up on the Upper West Side of Manhattan among the artist community of her parents, which included Raphael Soyer, Moses Soyer, Arnold Newman, Max Weber and David Burliuk. From 1963-1976 she was married and collaborated with the artist Red Grooms.She began exhibiting in Provincetown, MA, an artist colony where she spent her summers with her family, in 1957, includinga three-woman show at the Sun Gallery in 1958. She had a solo show at the Provincetown Art Association in 1997, as well as several solo shows in various galleries there.She became well known for large 3-D constructions she made with her husband, including City of Chicago (1967–68), Discount Store (1970–71), Astronauts on the Moon (1972) and Ruckus Manhattan (1975–76).She has collaborated with the dancer Douglas Dunn on more than 25 dances, designing sets and costumes, beginning with Foot Rules in 1978 and most recently tanks under trees (2008) with text by Anne Waldman and Cassations (2012).Gross serves on the faculty of MICA, Maryland Institute College of Art, and was the 2010/11 McMillan/Stewart Chair in Painting.
Películas y Series de TV
Coven of the Heathenites
A summer sojourn is fleshed out for maximum solar exposure in this video travelogue of sun, sea and epidermal exhibitionism. The states of mind and geographic localities are awash in a flow of imagery...
"Fat Feet", eight months in production, combining animation with live film, is a pop art view of life in the big city complete with a fire-fighting episode and various street scenes. Three dimensional...
The Secret of Wendel Samson
La lucha de un joven con su sexualidad supera su vida, llevándolo profundamente a su subconsciente donde la culpa y los temores de la física lo persiguen aún más. Angustiado por un terror intangible, ...
“Happy with his luscious daughter Aurora in a rustic setting, Professor Borealis has devised an improved brain and is ready to transplant it. The humor is tenderly black. Burckhardt's fusion of docume...