“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class”, an exhibition curated by Asya Geisberg and Leah Oates at Asya Geisberg Gallery

“First Class/Second Class” features work that investigates various aspects of class structure via either a personal narrative or an outsider’s perspective. The artists come from a range of backgrounds and cultures, and do not necessarily foreground the theme of class in their work.  This exhibition extracts class as a necessary and frequently overlooked prism through which we can interpret their work. “First Class/Second Class” posits that class is omnipresent as an identity marker, and frequently undermines race, gender, and nationality, while simultaneously being dependent on individual circumstances. Works in the exhibition illustrate the tribal aspects of class, and show how it might be as confining or freeing as other aspects of cultural identity. “First Class/Second Class” presents a multiplicity of alternative views, in order to alter assumptions and to personalize the topic from each artist’s perspective. The artists participating are Chris Verene, Rebecca Morgan, Miles Ladin, Devin Troy Strother, Ruben Natal San-Miguel, Holly Jarrett, Conor McGrady, and Brian Shumway.

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