Allison Reimold's “One Need Not be a House to be Haunted”
Opening on July 16th, 2022 at Haven Gallery in Northport, New York is People's Printshop artist Allison Reimold's exceptional solo exhibition, “One Need Not be a House to be Haunted."
Allison says of this astounding body of work, "This show explores fantasies of a divided self: beautiful bodies who persist at the boundary between good and evil, light and dark, the earthly and ethereal worlds. Inspired by the female subjects of medieval art, the Flemish primitives, Biblical narrative, and modern literature, every figure finds herself in some state of opposition --- a woman who is as she is painted, but who also plays host to her own creaturely "Others." Each will conquer and cradle, suffer and embrace, these externalized phantoms of her innermost conflicts. They give form to the poet Emily Dickinson’s adage that “one need not need a chamber/to be haunted.” These are the ghosts of the self behind the self."