Supermarkets as common spaces for all people — Judith Fourny at Gnarly Vines!

Wed, Apr 17th, 2013

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Paris-born, Brooklyn-based artist, gilder and curator, Judith Fourny, had supermarkets heavily on her mind over a year ago when she approached Associated Supermarket on Myrtle Avenue between Washington Avenue and Hall Street about the use of their discarded sales posters.

“I love the fact that supermarkets are a common space for all people. They are a common space for everyone, regardless of socio-economic status or culture. They serve all of our basic needs. It is a destination for all of us,” shared Judith.

In an untitled photographic series which includes thirty 18″ x 24″ posters, Judith takes photos of people in front of supermarket posters.

Click here for Judith’s website. Judith works out of her Brooklyn Navy Yard studio. The artist says she has “always been inspired by the beauty in human relationships” and uses art as a medium to reveal their hidden brilliance.

Judith’s series of posters will be up through May 5th at Gnarly Vines, 350 Myrtle Avenue between Carlton and Adelphi.

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