It took me years to find the language to tell this story.
“As a Black woman artist, I get asked about the political meaning of my work, but I don’t often get asked why it looks the way it does.”
When a post about my work is removed, suddenly and without permission, it feels like a violation — if not legally, then emotionally, and certainly materially in terms of costs to my career.
Joan Semmel has created a distinctive body of work largely centered on painted images of her own body.
LOS ANGELES — Breasts, arms, legs, fingers, halved torsos, and a hairy mustache. These are some of the body parts represented in porcelain, paint, photography, and mixed media in Fragmented Gaze, curated by Loren Britton at Tiger Strikes Asteroid Gallery in Los Angeles.
Harmony Hammond has had a pioneering impact on art, in particular through her insistence on feminist and queer content in abstract work.
The artist Eric Fischl once called Amy Myers’s abstract drawings “totems to Cosmic Sexuality.”
If you make the pilgrimage to the Venice Biennale this year, among the many artistic spectacles you will encounter is an actual shrine.
As long as I can remember, I’ve organized and been involved in artist groups and collectives.