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Sloan Leo believes there is no design without community, and no purpose without justice. This fall, their “A Watermelon for Leo” is on view at Pen + Brush in New York.
With the threat of statelessness looming, the artist kept true to form, and her citizenship status immediately became one of her materials, as in when she pinned images of her family to her chest with acupuncture needles, in a performance which she called “Recuérdame,” or “Remember Me,” performed at Pen + Brush.
With shows like this, Pen + Brush positions itself as a unique space for observing the trajectory of feminist art over time…
The familiar expression “women’s work” persists in our cultural lexicon, but five artists/activists present visions that reshape its definition in a massive and thoughtful exhibition.
Women’s Work: Art & Activism in the 21st Century features the work of five women artist-activists whose roots span the globe. Each engage the current political moment via their artmaking.
View some works from Women’s Work Art & Activism in the 21st Century at Pen + Brush, New York
In the Pen + Brush spirit of women’s involvement in activism, politics, and art, Ali reflected on the the 2017 Women’s March as a sampling of women’s work:
The next exhibition in Pen + Brush’s 125th-anniversary year features a quintet of international artists whose studio practices and activist activities challenge, if not shatter, outdated conceptions of what qualifies as “women’s work.”
From ‘dOGUMENTA’ to ‘Seated Ballerina’: 34 Amazing Public Art Shows to See in New York This Summer
“‘Future is Goddess,’ playing off the phrase “The Future is Female,” expands the role of feminine power by invoking goddesses and symbolic imagery from the past, and mixing it with contemporary influences. The eight-year survey of works at Pen + Brush, an organization founded on the idea of gender equality in the arts, showcases Michela […]