Jesse Sugarmann is an interdisciplinary artist who engages the automotive industry as a manufacturer of human identity, accessing automotive history as an index of both cultural progress and social development. He has exhibited work in venues including the 21c Museum, Louisville; the Banff Center, Canada; Drift Station, Omaha; Filmbase, Ireland; Fugitive Projects, Nashville; the Getty Institute, Los Angeles; High Desert Test Sites, Joshua Tree; Human Resources, Los Angeles; the Kellen Gallery at Parsons School of Design, New York; the Knockdown Center, New York; Michael Strogoff, Marfa; el Museo de Arte Moderno de Santander, Spain; el Museo Tamayo, Mexico City; the Portland Institute for Contemporary Art, Oregon; Press Street Projects, New Orleans; les Recontres Internationales, Paris and Berlin; the SMFA Grossman Gallery, Boston; Southern Exposure, San Francisco; Space 538, Maine; Spirit Abuse, Albuquerque; the Toledo Museum of Art, Ohio; and the True/False Festival, Missouri. Sugarmann’s work has been written about in publications including ArtForum, Art F City, Art Papers, the Atlantic, the Boston Phoenix, Frieze Magazine, the Huffington Post, Hyperallergic, The New York Times, the Seattle Times and Sports Illustrated. Jesse Sugarmann lives and works in Bakersfield, California.
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