Tuesday, February 12, 2008

After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art

One of my readers brought this very interesting panel discussion about a new book to my attention. Thank you Josephine!

A panel discussion on the exhibition and book in which four prominent critics and curators describe the impact of women artists on contemporary art since the advent of the feminist movement.

The panel consists of:

Eleanor Heartney
is an independent cultural critic and author residing in New York City. Currently, she is contributing editor for Art in America and Artpress and co-president of AICAUSA, the American Section of the International Art Critics Association. She has written for most major cultural publications including Art News, New Art Examiner, the Washington Post, Sculpture, and the New York Times.

Helaine Posner, Adjunct Curator for the American Federation of Arts and is the author of the The Masculine Masquerade: Masculinity and Representation and Kiki Smith.

Nancy Princenthal, art critic who has contributed to Art in America magazine since 1985. She is a contributing editor to Art on Paper and the editorial adviser and a regular contributor to Art/Text. She has taught at Bard College, Princeton University, Yale University, Rhode Island School of Design, and Parsons School of Design.

Sue Scott is Adjunct Curator of Contemporary American Art at the Orlando Museum of Art.

A look at 12 outstanding artists (Marina Abramowicz, Louise Bourgeois, Ellen Gallagher, Ann Hamilton, Jenny Holzer, Elizabeth Murray, Shirin Neshat, Judy Pfaff, Dana Schutz, Cindy Sherman, Kiki Smith, and Nancy Spero) and their impact on contemporary and younger artists. - The New School

The New School
New York, NY
Oct 10th, 2007

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