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Committee on Women in the Arts Picks for May 2010
posted by CAA — May 10, 2010
Each month, CAA’s Committee on Women in the Arts singles out the best in feminist art and scholarship from North America and around the world. CWA Picks may include exhibitions, conferences, symposia, panels, lectures, and other events. The following selections should not be missed.
Carolee Schneemann: Within and Beyond the Premises
Samuel Dorsky Museum of Art
State University of New York at New Paltz, 1 Hawk Drive, New Paltz, NY 12561
February 26–July 25, 2010
Over forty works spanning the career of pioneering painter, filmmaker, writer, performance, and installation artist Carolee Schneemann are featured in this edition of the Dorsky Museum’s Hudson Valley Masters exhibition series. Schneemann has lived in New Paltz, New York, for nearly fifty years while sustaining an international career. This selective but extensive overview of her entire career, organized to highlight connections between the artist’s life and art, includes paintings, drawings, photography, installation work, video projections, and writings.
Illusive Balance: Transcendental Pattern and Layered Surface
Mabel Smith Douglass Library Galleries
Rutgers University, 8 Chapel Drive, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
March 17–June 7, 2010
This Mary H. Dana Women Artist Series exhibition showcases abstract paintings and drawings by four New York– and New Jersey–based artists—Marsha Goldberg, Nicole Ianuzelli, Lisa Pressman, and Debra Ramsay—who were selected by a jury of visual-arts professionals. Goldberg and Ianuzelli work in oil and acylic, while Pressman and Ramsay primarily use encaustic. For more details, download the press release and catalogue (posted later this month).
“Making Ourselves Visible”
Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
Brooklyn Museum, 200 Eastern Parkway, Brooklyn, NY 11238
May 22, 2010, 11:00 AM–5:00 PM
This interactive program, organized by the feminist artist Liz Linden and the writer Jen Kennedy, explores the question “What does feminism look like today?” and encourages visitors to take part by voicing their ideas and questions.