Sarah Peters, “Figureheads” at Van Doren Waxter

Peters’s sculptural busts mix the archaic and the modern, and look like they could have been dug out of the sands of Egypt or Mesopotamia, or fished from some ancient shipwreck site in the Aegean Sea. But they are very contemporary in the way they address the psychology of power—an aspect of human nature that’s as timeless as the art her work recalls.
Venue name: Van Doren Waxter
Address: 195 Chrystie St New York City 10002
Cross street: between Rivington and Stanton Sts
Opening hours: Wed–Sun noon–6pm

Transport: Subway: B, D to Grand St; J, Z to Bowery

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