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Peregrine Honig - Unicorn

October 22, 2014 by Ishah

Unicorns, flags, sexuality and identity are key themes within Peregrine Honig's latest exhibition at HAW/CONTEMPORARY, Kansas City from the 24th of October until the 6th of December 2014. Honig’s solo show ‘Unicorn’ consists of large-scale oil paintings that act as props for self-composed portraits allowing further scope for a digitalised representation of the self. Visitors to the show are given the opportunity to engage with the artworks digitally by editing and uploading an image of themselves juxtaposed with the artworks, unifying themselves collectively with a hashtag. Every sitter becomes contextualised as a saint, royalty or deity.

During a recent trip to Italy, Honig was struck by how often she saw people photographing themselves with works of art before they really looked at the work. Her new paintings respond to this phenomenon. Occupied or empty the pieces offer a curated private space in a public gallery setting, each sitter has the power to produce, edit, and digitally publish their own image. With the assistance of a collective hashtag, visitors take part in creating a contemporary, constantly evolving, book of hours. Similarly, these donor selfies reference the rich history of patrons commissioning artists to paint them into elaborate and decadent sets

Honigs work focuses on ideas surrounding sexuality, social anxieties and fashion consumerism along with the ethical attachments these may bring.