Tag Archives: Contemporary Feminism

Veiling the American Female Artist

“The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artist Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991” (referred to as “Deconstructive Impulse” for the purpose of this review) is on view at Nueberger Museum of Art, Purchase College, State University of New York, from January 15th until April 3rd, 2011. The exhibition has been funded in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, Washington, D.C., and also by the Friends of the Neuberger Museum of … Continue reading »

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The Art of Seduction & The Skeleton in the Closet

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A paperwork by Golnar Adili.

Complex personhood means that even those who haunt our dominant institutions and their systems of value are haunted too by things they sometimes have names for and sometimes do not.

~ Avery F. Gordon, Ghostly Matters, 1997

The 1960’s brought the death of the author and the death of painting, two untimely deaths that occurred at a time when minorities and women were demanding recognition … Continue reading »

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