Critical Writing Index

Gillian Wearing at Jay Gorney - New York: Review of Exhibition

by Nancy Princenthal

Art in America, Jan. 1998, v. 86, no. 1

An exhibition review of Gillian Wearing's first solo show in New York at Jay Gorney. The show focused on themes of childhood and the main event was the video "10-16" which features middle-aged men and women lip-synching the tape recorded testimonies of young boys and girls between the ages of 10 and 16. The monologues are disturbing and awkward and evoke various interpretations.

ITEM 1998.084 – available for viewing in the Research Centre

Videos, Artworks and Artists Cited

10-16Gillian Wearing