Dwora Fried


“Fried is making a life-size box for her next exhibition, and this both allows and requires the inclusion of real objects at their customary scale and therefore in their expected usage — such as the full-size mannequins that recall Jake and Dinos Chapman or Ed and Nancy Kienholz more than school assignments and toy chests; and the empty school chair inside its walls which viewers are invited to sit feel, as Fried says, ‘what it’s like to be me for a while.’”

- Shana Nys Dambrot, Art Critic and Curator