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Jaimie Warren
Exhibition: Don’t You Feel Better
Dates: 11.20.2008 – 01.10.2009
Opening: 11.20.2008

Higher Pictures presents the first solo exhibition of the artist Jaimie Warren. (Imagine the love child of Martin Parr and Cindy Sherman.) Warren’s theatrical and humorous self-portraits mine her naturally bizarre life. Living and working in Kansas City, Missouri, her photographs ride the boundaries between snapshot happenstance, the seemingly set-up and deadpan portraiture.

Opening night, the artist and her musical ensemble Y-NOT will perform on the deck of the gallery overlooking Madison Avenue. In celebratory spirit, similar to that of the artist, Warren’s pieces will be offered at $100 each exclusively during the run of the exhibition.

Jaimie Warren has recently been included in exhibitions at Smith-Stewart, New York and Max Wigram, London. Her photography has been seen in Neon (Munich), H (Barcelona), Paper (New York), Kasino A4 (Finland), (Sweden), Flyer (New York), Knit-Knit (New York), Punk Planet (Chicago), ANP Quarterly (Los Angeles), and Vice Magazine (New York). Currently she is in a series of pre-public access shows entitled “Whoop Dee Doo,” a zany Kansas City talent show hosting acts from drag theatre troupes to African drum-lines to professional stunt dogs (and of course, lots of dancing.)

Book signing and concert by the artist opening night.

DON’T YOU FEEL BETTER photographs by Jaimie Warren, published by Aperture Foundation.

For further information please contact Kim Bourus at (212) 249-6100.