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Chris Schiavo
Star - Backyard Series
16" x 20"
Chromeogenic print, ed./15

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Chris Schiavo

After interning for the likes of William Wegman, Laurie Anderson and Hans Namuth, New York artist Chris Schiavo found herself right back in her own backyard. There she created, staged and photographed more than 30 tableaux images also known as The Backyard. Works from this outstanding series have been shown widely in galleries and museums, and have been acquired for the permanent collections of MOMA and The Metropolitan Museums in New York City. Other represented works include Rivet Woman, White Series and Little Dresses.

Select Exhibitions
A+A Gallery
Yale University, CT
ArtHaus
San Francisco, CA
Fraenkel Gallery
San Francisco, CA
Ronald Feldman Gallery
New York City
Howard Greenberg Gallery
New York City
Neo Persona
New York City
ABC NO RIO
New York City
Museum of the Dog
St. Louis, MO
Boritzer-Gray Gallery
Santa Monica, CA
Recognitions
Museum of Modern Art
New York City - Permanent Collection
Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City - Permanent Collection
American Photography - feature
Metropolis Magazine - feature
“Radio Boy” - film