Tompkins’s quilts are at turns abstract beauties, political statements, faith-based texts, and textile craft.
The UC Berkeley Art Museum and Pacific Film Archive has digitized hundreds of hours of raw footage by TVTV, a collective of “video freaks” active throughout the 1970s.
Fein, who turns 100 years old today, may be the last Surrealist artist still standing.
The results are arresting, as the writers, who are also men in prison, make anonymous images their own, speaking out of their own experiences, bringing insights and empathy that no outside critic or art historian could.
A radical approach in 1978, MATRIX has remained dynamic by putting the artists first.
Theresa Hak Kyung Cha’s personal experience of migration would inform the prodigious output of her art and writing in the 1970s and early ’80s.
Sometimes the slowed-down processes of painting and drawing reveal far more than the click of a shutter.