Aleksandra Mir

The Passion

NEW YORK—Interweaving and juxtaposing depictions of religious figures and iconography with images of space and space travel, these works relate to the artist’s question, “If angels and astronauts share the same sky, isn’t it time they were introduced?” Her seamless melding of the parallel visual vocabularies of science and faith alludes to the complicated relationship between the two traditions, and their different ways of understanding our world...

Carter Foster, The Seduction of Galileo Galilei, Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, Oct 2011