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Anya Liftig

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Birth year

Lives in
Brooklyn, NY

Works in
Brooklyn, NY


Yale University, 1999, B.A.
Georgia State University, 2004, M.F.A.

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Anya Liftig's work, “The Anxiety of Influence,” was an intervention into Marina Abramovic’s “The Artist is Present” retrospective at MOMA. Liftig dressed as the elder artist and sat across from her all day. She has been featured at TATE Modern, Highways Performance Space, Exit Art, Chashama, Surreal Estate, Eyedrum, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Galapagos, The Flea, Yale University, INCUBATEChicago, University of Wisconsin, University of Chicago, Mess Hall, Joyce Soho and many other venues. Her work has been published and written about in The New York Times Magazine, Bomb, The Wall Street Journal, Vogue Italia, Marie Claire Italia, Heeb, Mix Magazine, Next Magazine, Now and Then, Stay Thirsty, New York Magazine, Gothamist, Jezebel, Animal New York and many others. She is a graduate of Yale University and Georgia State University and has received grant and residency support from The Field, Vermont Studio Center, University of Antioquia, Casa Tres Patios-Medellin Colombia, and Flux Projects, Atlanta.



Recent Exhibits

Anya Liftig participated in these exhibits:

Apr, 2016 Performances
Human Resources
Jul, 2015 Bronx Calling: The Third AIM Biennial
Bronx Museum of the Arts
Sep, 2014 AUNTSforcamera
New Museum
Nov, 2013 All Good Things…
SOMArts Cultural Center
Jul, 2013 Peekskill Project V:"Yesterday is Tomorrow" by Anya Liftig and "Sumo Walk" by Genevieve White
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art
Oct, 2011 Micromanagement
Performance Art Institute
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