Lorna Simpson – ‘Everything I Do Comes from the Same Desire’


Old sports photographs and hair commercials provide inspiration for American artist Lorna Simpson. The artist uses combinations of image and text to examine the processes through which meaning and understanding take place. Here Simpson shows us how she arrived at this methodology and why her surroundings are so important to her work. #TateShots

Cite this page as: Tate, "Lorna Simpson – ‘Everything I Do Comes from the Same Desire’," in Smarthistory, September 15, 2021, accessed October 16, 2021, https://smarthistory.org/lorna-simpson-everything-i-do-comes-from-the-same-desire/.