Patricia Cronin is an interdisciplinary conceptual artist whose work examines issues of gender, sexuality and social justice. Cronin’s work has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and internationally, including Shrine For Girls at the 56th Venice Biennale, Venice, Italy and traveled to The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY and the LAB Gallery, Dublin, Ireland. Other solo exhibitions were presented at the Capitoline Museum’s Centrale Montemartini Museum, Rome, Italy; Newcomb Art Museum, New Orleans, LA; Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, NY; and Tampa Museum of Art, Tampa, FL.
Her pioneering Marriage Equality sculpture, Memorial To A Marriage (2002) has been exhibited widely including the Gallery of Modern Art, Glasgow, the American Academy in Rome, Italy and throughout the United States. Bronze versions are in the permanent collections of Kelvingrove Art Galleries and Museum, Glasgow, Scotland; Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC; The FLAG Art Foundation, New York, NY; Perez Art Museum Miami, FL and Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, NY where it is permanently on view on her burial plot. She is Professor of Art at Brooklyn College of The City University of New York.
(Image credit: Mark Blower)
Maryanne Saunders is a PhD Candidate in Theology and Religious Studies at King’s College London where her research focuses on gender and sexuality in contemporary religious art.
Martin Fox-Roberts (Twitter/Insta: @martinsli)
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