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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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Gallery Nights Every Wednesday this February: Heidi Howard through January at Con Artisty

Heidi Howard Flyer from Con Artist Website (conartistnyc.com)

Heidi Howard Flyer from Con Artist Website

119 Ludlow Street (Basement Level) between Rivington and Delancey

02.02.2011 8pm – Late: Heidi Howard Opening Party 02.09.2011 8pm – Late: Heidi Howard Gallery Night 02.16.2011 8pm – Late: Heidi Howard Gallery Night 02.23.2011 8pm – Late: Heidi Howard Closing Party

Con Artist presents a February exhibition of paintings by Heidi Howard. Of course, Con Artist will continue to host Wednesday Gallery nights, … Continue reading »

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The Art of Seduction & The Skeleton in the Closet

AdiliG05(2008)

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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Interview with Irving Sandler

Kim MacConnel:Red Corner, 1978Painted and sewn cloth strips36 1/2" x 52 1/2"

Kim MacConnel: Red Corner, 1978, Painted and sewn cloth strips, 36 1/2" x 52 1/2"

The 1970s is a period that seems capable of sustaining multiple rediscoveries. The spirit of liveliness, broad experimentation, and eclecticism that characterizes the art of this moment resulted in the production of works of pleasing impurity, and the recovery of this messy decade is as alluring today for those who make art as for those … Continue reading »

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