November 21, 2014

“Touring the tour” a very meta experience of EAST, guided by Heather Pesanti, senior curator at the Contemporary Austin

read the review The Austin Chronicle

“After regrouping in the studio of sensationalist artist Terri Thomas, whose space they filled to the brim, Pesanti led a brief Q&A with Thomas, in which she explained the conceptual foundations of her sexually charged paintings, sculpture, and video, and how her professional history in the fashion industry and her life as an identical twin anchors her work to ideas of perfection and duality. After a few questions from her audience, Thomas took the group to the psuedo-secret Museum of Human Achievement, whose mock IKEA exhibition showcases hundreds of works from a large selection of artists. Thomas created a “dinning room set” for the show, complete with a life-sized, jewel-covered panther sculpture lounging atop the table…” – Austin Chronicle

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