cris from tinlark gave me a heads up about an upcoming show, spring loaded w/ new work by nancy baker cahill. i was immediately intrigued when cris told me a bit about nancy's work: a group of paintings entitled jonbenet lambsey addressing "the injury we visit upon our most vulnerable citizens when we prematurely force them into an adult world of fetishistic desire". the combination of lamb and beauty is pretty brilliant, it's hard to not make the comparison of those little lambys going to slaughter.
nancy has also explored the machismo world of target range shooting. on show are targets of nancy, herself, which she practiced shooting at, taking back the night as it were. sounds like a great show. the show opens april 12th.