Tompkins unflinchingly looks at how female bodies are displayed, disciplined, and offered up to men.
Karen Carson, an Early California Minimalist, Has a New, Kaleidoscopic Vision
Carson’s geometric paintings, inspired by the land of big sky, mimic rolling hills and valleys.
Artists in Nasty Women Show Embrace the Bold, Confident, and Unapologetic
Reclaiming the infamous insult hurled at Hillary Clinton by Donald Trump, this show celebrates women’s contributions to art.
A Six-Hour Performance Centered on One Kiss
Vanessa German and her partner, Janae Brown, present an intimate exchange between Black women, a perspective absent in mainstream depictions of African-American femininity.
The Second Coming of Betty Tompkins
LOS ANGELES — Sweetie. Pushy Broad. Sheela Na Gig. Queen. Sapphic Poon Hustler. These are just a few of the thousand or so terms used to describe women featured in Betty Tompkins’s sprawling painting installation, WOMEN Words, Phrases, and Stories on view at Gavlak Gallery in Hollywood — it is her first solo show on the West Coast.
Why Are Art Openings on Thursday in NY and Saturday in LA?
LOS ANGELES — The rivalry between New York and Los Angeles runs deep: seasons vs. sunshine, pizza vs. tacos, Biggie vs. Tupac. For the art world, add to that list opening nights.