Genesis Breyer P-Orridge – 30 Years of Being Cut Up

That’s right, thirty years of collage work from Genesis Breyer P-Orridge can now be seen at Invisible-Exports on the Lower East Side.

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge - English Breakfast - 2002-2009
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, English Breakfast, mixed media, 2002-2009.

P-Orridge has been operating on the fringe since the late 1960’s. H/er creative operations have become manifest in many media including performance, music, writing and art. Consistently on the edge of rational thought and living life under h/er own terms.

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge - Electric Newspaper, Issue Two - 1995
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Electric Newspaper, Issue Two, mixed media, 1995.

These collages display the irreverent nature that has become the artist’s mainstay. The snarling middle finger has always been pointed somewhere, any other course for P-Orridge would have been unnatural. Don’t let h/er disdain for the status quo fool you, the production is based in an intellectualism that few have dared to tread. Should the name conjure little more than a blinking stare, please read up on this incredible life/career.

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge - Untitled (mail art to Ana Banana - 1977
Genesis Breyer P-Orridge, Untitled (mail art to Ana Banana, mixed media, 1977.

Genesis Breyer P-Orridge
30 Years of Being Cut Up
9 September – 18 October 2009

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About Scott Lickstein, Look Into My Owl

Scott Lickstein is a visual artist and was the founder / primary writer for the art news source, until January 2013 when it merged with NOWhere Limited’s Magazine.

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