DENVER — The story goes like this. It is 1950. Virginia born painter Judith Godwin learns that dancer and choreographer Martha Graham will be in the region and all Godwin can think about is her desire for Graham to perform in Staunton at the all women’s school she attended, Mary Baldwin College.
Why Were So Many Women Excluded from the History of Abstract Expressionism?
In the fourth episode of the Hyperallergic Podcast we focus on the Women of Abstract Expressionism exhibition at the Denver Art Museum.
Finally, an Exhibition Devoted to the Women of Abstract Expressionism
The paradigm of the “overlooked female artist” is both a cliché and a truth.