Lorna Simpson's Biography
Lorna Simpson is an American contemporary visual artist, best known for her photography and video installation artworks. Born in 1960 in Brooklyn, New York, Simpson was part of the Black artistic Renaissance that began in the 1980s. Her works explore identity, gender and race in the United States. Simpson's works have been exhibited in major museums and galleries throughout the world, such as the Centre Pompidou-Metz in France and the Manetti Shrem Museum in Davis, California. Simpson has also been the recipient of numerous awards, including the MacArthur Fellowship in 2007 and the Anonymous Was A Woman Award in 2018. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York.