Artist Jill Greenberg has been recording the world since she was in elementary school, developing and printing black-and-white photographs and animating with stop-motion video. In her fifth solo exhibition, “Glass Ceiling” at Clampart, Greenberg revisits feminist art, a theme she explored in her masters thesis more than 20 years ago. In these gorgeous underwater images, she photographed U.S. Olympic synchronized swimmers weighed down by movement-restricting stilettos as they struggle for air—a poignant commentary on the modern woman’s struggle to make it to the top.
July 22-Aug. 19, 2011
This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 13, 2011