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Janet Biggs


  • Joslyn Art Museum 2200 Dodge Street Omaha, NE, 68102 United States (map)
Janet Biggs (American, born 1959), A Step on the Sun, 2012, single-channel HD video, 16:9 format, 9:05 minutes, edition 2 of 5 + 2 AP. Courtesy the artist and Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York.

Janet Biggs (American, born 1959), A Step on the Sun, 2012, single-channel HD video, 16:9 format, 9:05 minutes, edition 2 of 5 + 2 AP. Courtesy the artist and Cristin Tierney Gallery, New York.

Admission: Free

Museum Hours: 
Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday, 10 am - 4 pm
Thursday, 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday, 10 am - 4 pm     
Closed Mondays and major holidays*
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Janet Biggs creates videos, photographs, and performances that study the capacity of the human body to withstand intense physical demands. Her recent work has taken her to some of the most extreme environments in the world, including the Arctic Circle, a desert in China, and northern Ethiopia. A Riley CAP Gallery exhibition.