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Distorting and misrepresenting the body in ways that might bring humor or gravity, lust or disgust to the viewer is the only way I can see to challenge preconceived expectations of how to live in one.
- Nevine Mahmoud
Mahmoud’s living sculptures create unexpectedly intimate encounters, like accidentally brushing against a stranger’s sweaty skin in a club, complete with the unspoken anonymous frisson. Sometimes a peach is just a peach, but not here.
- Gilda Williams, Artforum
Nevine Mahmoud (b. 1988, London UK) lives and works in Los Angeles. She received her BA from Goldsmiths, University of London and MFA from the University of Southern California, Los Angeles. She recently had a solo exhibition, MATRIX 188 at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut (2022). Last year, Mahmoud opened her first institutional solo exhibition at the Los Angeles Municipal Art Gallery, Barnsdall Art Park, Los Angeles. The artist also recently exhibited at the Fondazione Arnaldo Pomodoro in Milan alongside Margherita Raso and Derek MF di Fabio in the exhibition per ...