Piece description from the artist
A scrape of paint, a swatch of sky, memories and bones, bodies of water and floating cities. All this and more invade my work. My goal is not to beautify the already beautiful forms of nature but to strip the veneer, crack open the vessel and display the vulnerability, the glossy innards of life and human wants. Practicing pop culture alchemy, I transmute words and images into collage both humorous and haunting.
Sima Schloss moved to New York City at the end of 1993, where her life really began to take form. As an artist, Sima does not believe in masterpieces; she believe in the truth that comes from the immediacy of a brainstorm and the sureness of first gesture. In her work, Sima combines many aspects of her personal history and surroundings as source material to create collages that reflect her perspective in the context of pop culture.
Her work is part of a number of private and public collections including those of "Tina Tang Studio":http://www.tinatang.com/ and "Miss Sixty Inc.":http://www.misssixty.com/ITA/it-IT, She has shown in different venues all around New York, such as "The Yes Gallery":http://yesgalleryyes.com/, "3RD Ward":https://www.3rdward.com/, as well as a group show at "World Culture Open Gallery":http://www.worldcultureopen.org/gallery in New York City. She was recently featured in "NY Arts Magazine":http://www.nyartsmagazine.com/, and she is currently working on independent projects.
Sima is affiliated with the "Metropolitan Museum of Art":http://www.metmuseum.org, "Nurture Art":http://nurtureart.org/, "Art for Progress":http://www.artforprogress.org/, and "New York Cares":http://www.newyorkcares.org/.