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UPCOMING: IN THE CUT - Sexuality in Feminist Art curated by Andrea Jahn at Stadtgalerie Saarbrücken, Germany, 2018.

the self-portrait sessions, a solo exhibition at Studio 10 in Bushwick through April 9th, 2017. Gallery hours 1-6 p.m. Thursday to Sunday and by appointment.

The ambition to place photography entirely into the context of art history is one I have great sympathy for and why I chose to review the exhibition Serialities at Hauser & Wirth. The review, Incorporating Photography into Art History, Starting with August Sander, is now posted on Hyperallergic. (March 29, 2017)

My review of Tatsuo Miyajima at the Museum of Contemporarty Art in Sydney, Meditative Light Art with Dark Undertones, is now posted on Hyperallergic. (February 15, 2017).

A Forgotten 20th-Century Photographer Who Folded Her Work into the Fabric of Life, now posted on Hyerallergic. (November 23, 2016)

Framing Cindy Sherman Against a Hollywood Backdrop, now posted on Hyperallergic. (September 20, 2016)

A third review of my show in Los Angeles was just published in Enertainment Voice. The piece, titled 'Susan Silas: the self-portrait sesssions' Investigates the Projected Self, was written by Rachael McDonald. (July 14, 2016)

A second review of my show in Los Angeles, written by artist and writer Max King Cap, CB1 Gallery: Susan Silas, has been published in Artillery. (June 30, 2016)

I would like to share this thoughtful review of my exhibition, Susan Silas' naked look at self-image at CB1 Gallery, written by Sharon Mizota for the L.A. Times. (June 25, 2016)

My third solo show with CB1 gallery opened on June 4th and runs through July 17th. The exhibition includes photographs, sculpture and a video projection. This is a link to installation images and individual works: the self-portrait sessions.

My interview, Susan Silas, with "Ms. Represent: Behind the Face, A Fierce Woman" on was just posted. I was interviewed by Charlene Sayo. (October 1, 2015)

My essay, The Radicality of Intimacy, commissioned by the Theo Westenberger Estate was published on their Tumblr site. (September 30, 2015)

I am pleased to announce that my interview, Susan Silas, with Brainard Carey of Yale University Radio WYBCX, on what he calls the Museum of Nonvisible Art, was posted today. (July 1, 2015)

I want to share this thougtful and beautifully written review of my solo exhibition at Studio 10 by Thomas Micchelli just posted in Hyperallergic: Everlasting Love: Susan Silas's Intimate Photographs (March 15, 2014).