Thursday, July 16, 2009

A review of Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' show SALIGIA

Savannah's review of the Pittsburgh Center for the Arts' exhibition SALIGIA: Seven Deadly Sins appears in this week's Pittsburgh City Paper.

"A clever nod to Gluttony, and winner of a Juror's Award, is Mildred Tersak's acrylic 'American Gastric,' which reinterprets Grant Wood's "American Gothic" to reveal striking changes in the national image since 1930. Tersak replaces Wood's anemic farm couple with two obese and despondent look-alikes. The male has abandoned his pitchfork, icon of self-sufficient labor, for a dinner fork, icon of sedentary consumption."

Read the whole review here:

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