Simulate the Real

These works reflect Postmodern obliteration of the distinctions of gender, race, and class that structured modern societies in a new postmodern consumer, media, and high tech society; the mutating roles of art and aesthetics. Modernity as a historical epoch with its political conflicts and upheavals, its innovations and revolutions, its autonomous and creative subject, and its myths of progress, democracy, enlightenment, and the like is a thing of the past. These works are a simulation of reality, ushering in death of the “Original”. Exhausted of ideals, a postmodern era of banal eclecticism, inertial implosion, and eternal recycling of the same being defining features of these works.