Frances F. denny
Exhibition : « Let Virtue Be Your Guide » by Frances F. DennyClampArt is pleased to present “Frances F. Denny: Let Virtue Be Your Guide”—an exhibition to coincide with the release of the artist’s monograph of the same title from Radius Books (Hardcover, 9.75 x 10.5 inches, 128 pages, 36 color plates, $45). This is Frances F. Denny’s first solo show.
© Frances F. Denny, “Cake,” Cambridge, MA, 2013, Archival pigment print, Courtesy of ClampArt, New York City
“Let Virtue Be Your Guide” examines the artist’s family and their deeply rooted history as early settlers of New England. One ancestor, John Howland, was a deckhand aboard The Mayflower. Unearthing the idea of feminine “virtue” from the confines of its historical meaning, the photographs of the women in the artist’s family have a w...