Artist Christina Quarles: Bodies Seen From Within

Video (14:55): Christina Quarles was interviewed by Marc-Christoph Wagner in April 2024. The interview took place in her studio in Los Angeles, USA.

Camera: Travis LaBella
Edited by: Signe Boe Pedersen
Produced by: Marc-Christoph Wagner
Copyright: Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, 2024

About Christina Quarles

Christina Quarles (b. 1985) is a Los Angeles-based artist whose practice works to dismantle assumptions and ingrained beliefs surrounding identity and the human figure. Quarles received an MFA from the Yale School of Art in 2016 and holds a BA from Hampshire College. She was a 2016 participant at the Skowhegan School for Painting and Sculpture. She was the inaugural recipient of the 2019 Pérez Art Museum Miami Prize, and in 2017, she received the Rema Hort Mann Foundation Emerging Artist Grant.

Quarles’s work has been featured in numerous group exhibitions, including ‘The Milk of Dreams,’ the 59th International Art Exhibition at La Biennale di Venezia, curated by Cecilia Alemani, and in ‘Manifesto of Fragility,’ the main exhibition of the 16th Lyon Biennale of Contemporary Art, curated by Sam Bardaouil and Till Fellrath, both in 2022. Selected solo exhibitions include In the Shadow of Burning Light, Gammel Strand, Copenhagen (2024); Collapsed Time, Hamburger Bahnhof, Berlin (2023); Christina Quarles, MCA Chicago (2021); In Likeness, Hepworth Wakefield (2019).’ – Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

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