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When I was in art school, there was a stigma attached to coming from comfortable suburbia. If you were from Great Neck, Long Island, you couldn't be a 'real artist', so I found crafty ways of implying that I was from New York. ---->>>

We don't have real hours and we don't have a boss, so artists create rules for themselves that they then break. It's transgressive in such a personal way. ---->>>

I'm innately conservative, and painting is an ideal place to exercise a progressive conservatism. I operate well within limits. ---->>>

My favourite thing is to discover what someone does well and say, 'Do that for me.' ---->>>


Nationality: American
Born: 10-03, 1949
Birthplace: Far Rockaway, Queens, New York U.S.
Occupation: Artist

Laurie Simmons (born October 3, 1949) is an American artist, photographer and filmmaker. Since the mid-1970s, Simmons has staged scenes for her camera with dolls, ventriloquist dummies, objects on legs, and people, to create photographs that reference domestic scenes. She is part of The Pictures Generation, a name given to a group of artists from a 2009 exhibition at the Museum of Modern Art that includes Cindy Sherman, Barbara Kruger, and Louise Lawler (wikipedia)