was born in Israel, 1982. She studied architecture at the Bezalel Academy in Jerusalem and received her MFA in Photography from Yale School of Art in 2012.
Her multimedia practice incorporates conceptual projects, photography, video and sculpture.
Exposition Virtual Exhibition : A Selection Images form Andrea Meislin Gallery's archive "Dear Friends,
As many of you know, our location on Chelsea’s West 24th Street recently flooded and we were forced to vacate the space. In lieu of mounting physical exhibitions, we will be presenting bi-weekly online shows sent directly to your inbox. Every Monday we will share a selection of images culled from the gallery’s archive, highlighting a theme or a visual concept. In addition, our social media platforms will be updated with daily posts expanding on each of the selected artworks.
This week’s selection is inspired by the sheer circumstances that brought the need of an online exhibition-- water. While water may hold an array of meanings, the group of works brought to you this week attempts to avoid a symbolic interpretation, and to invoke -- through a quiet ripple-- ideas on power, bounda... Exposition Exposition : Seven sinks Andrea Meislin Gallery is pleased to announce Seven Sinks, an installation by Brooklyn-based artist Maayan Strauss. The site-specific installation incorporates photography, sculpture, and sound.
Seven Sinks is designed as a perverse model kitchen countertop. Where one would usually find a single basin, complete with polished chrome faucet atop a marble countertop, Strauss has placed seven. The expansive counter that fills the gallery space resembles more closely the interior of a kitchen showroom than an art gallery.
The installation speaks to the ways in which the sink one of the most basic elements of domestic life can reflect class and status, and despite its ever-presence, can be transformed into an object of desire. Presenting the relationship between art, domesticity, and consumption, the work highlights the co...