• Marjorie Moore

    Portland Art Museum

    Marjorie Moore investigates the duality of innocence and corruption in a series of canvases and works on paper that anthropomorphize real and fantasy animals. Along with 13 paintings and mixed-media assemblages, Moore presented a two-monitor, two-channel video installation, made in collaboration with videomaker Huey Coleman, dancer Nancy Salmon, and singer Miriam Barndt-Webb. Entitled Canis-Canis, 1987, the work juxtaposed images of a caged coyote and shots of the artist parading about, smothering herself in fur pelts. Two separate monitors were set on wooden dressers with drawers bursting open

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