From the Archives 1: The “Objects of Desire” Years
Opens: Thursday, June 13, from 6 to 8:30pm at Jalopy Gallery in Red Hook, Brooklyn.
Schnore’s portraits fuse the sensuous curves of burlesque dancers with those of vintage and exotic musical instruments. The work builds on an earlier series featuring instruments, and now incorporates Schnore's two-year project creating portraits of the Lovely Ladies of Sugar Shack Burlesque posed in pinup style with and without instruments. Shot in black-and-white and color, in both digital and film, and printed in various sizes, the portraits convey Schnore’s eye for composition, textures and smartly sexualized imagery.
Liz Schnore is a Brooklyn-based artist and musician with a passion for photography.
Schnore's interest in music has a deep heritage. The daughter of internationally renowned barrelhouse pianist and blueswoman, the late Ann Rabson, Schnore grew up around art, performance, traditional music and fine musical instruments in Virginia.
She holds a MA in studio art with a focus in fine art photography from NYU-Steinhardt, a certificate in photography and digital imaging from Pratt Institute and a BFA degree in sculpture and art history from
Virginia Commonwealth University.