Its a practice that raises all sorts of questions (none perhaps more urgent than, Hypothetically, where in this gallery might best a person vomit?). What is she saying about beauty when she sets out to recraft her brow to match that of the Mona Lisa or reshape her chin in the mold of Botticellis Venus? And is she truly unhinged or merely an unsettling provocateur? Perhaps you wont know even after checking out the exhibition of her photos that Florida Atlantic University is calling Resurfacing: Surgery-Performance Photos and Recent Works. No better time than right after the new year to face the exhibit, which will run until January 22 at the Schmidt Center Public Space (777 Glades Road, Boca Raton). Its free, open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturdays from 1 to 5 p.m. Visit fau.edu/galleries, or call 561-297-2661.
Mondays-Fridays, 8 a.m.; Saturdays, 1 p.m. Starts: Jan. 5. Continues through Jan. 22, 2011