Aleksandra Mir

Bonds of Love

The New York Times, New York, Sept 2005
By Ken Johnson

Bonds of Love
19 Aug - 24 Sept 2005
John Connelly Presents, 526 West 26th Street Suite 1003, New York, NY - USA

... Viewed in that light, not everything in the show is actually all that much fun, partly because some of the strategies of provocation have gone stale: pictures from pornographic magazines rendered in needlepoint by Maria E. Pineres, for example, or nuclear missile models made of stacked consumer goods by Aleksandra Mir. Fiona Banner's 'Nude', a painting consisting entirely of hand-painted words exhaustively describing the image of a naked woman, is too dry; and videos about a disaffected high school girl by Laura Parnes are tediously arch. ...