Olivia Locher - I Fought the Law
Sep 14, 2017 — Oct 21, 2017
Steven Kasher Gallery presents "Olivia Locher: I Fought the Law", an exhibition of photographs breaking an eccentric law from each of the 50 States of the Union. Locher’s photographs take on the tangle of our pork-belly, dairy-lobby, male-anxiety, sex-obsessed legislation. Her quirky illustrations of America’s most unusual laws will make both Dems and Repubs roll in the aisles. Has Olivia Locher built the bridges that can span our red-blue political chasm?
This is the artist’s first New York solo exhibition and launches the publication of her first monograph, "Olivia Locher: I Fought the Law" (Chronicle Books, September 2017) with a foreword by poet Kenneth Goldsmith and an interview of Locher by Eric Shiner, former director of the Andy Warhol Museum. The images in "I Fought the Law" were created between June 2013 and June 2016 at Locher’s studio in New York and in her hometown of Johnstown, Pennsylvania.