A still from “You Make Me Iliad” by Mary Reid Kelley. Photo courtesy of the artist and Fredericks & Freiser, NY
What voices have been lost to history? That’s a question that absorbs Mary Reid Kelley, a newly-named MacArthur fellow who leads viewers of her films through a black-and-white historical maze.
Kelley works with her partner Patrick Kelley to create films that attempt to fill in the gaps between established facts, often telling the stories of people on the margins of history books.
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Pilar Corrias presents Swinburne?s Pasiphae, the second solo exhibition by American artist Mary Reid Kelley with the gallery, featuring a new film alongside props, drawings, and photographic portraits. Swinburne?s Pasiphae (2014) fo...
Several artists are among the just-announced winners of this year's John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation fellowships, often called "genius grants."
The Institute of Contemporary Art/Boston opened Mary Reid Kelley's first solo museum exhibition, featuring four key videos dating from 2008 to the present. Best known for her highly stylized black-and-white films inspired by histori...