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Mierle Laderman Ukeles

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Everything is Near: Culture Softens Violence in Manifesta 10   Pick-button-f22fa879042524f5c7b8d2278b2983b8
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Pavel Arseniev, Kathrin Becker, Anna Bitkina, Pavel Braila, Lado Darakhvelidze, Ekaterina Degot, Gluklya, Alevtina Kakhidze, Ragnar Kjartansson, Ilya Orlov and Natasha Kraevskaya, Deimantas Narkevicius, Emily Newman, Kristina Norman, Alexandra Pirici, Jonathan Platt, Rimini Protokoll, Aaron Schuster, Slavs and Tatars, Anna Baumgart and Andrzej Turowski, Mierle Laderman Ukeles at State Hermitage Museum, St. Petersburg (General Staff building) June 28th, 2014 - October 31st, 2014
Posted 7/6/14
The Cossacks are an East Slavic ethnic group who have long retained independence from the Russian territorial zone. They exist in Crimea, Ukraine, South Caucasus, and even China. Brutally persecuted in Soviet Russia, Cossacks have now reassumed their legitimacy in the Russian national identity, building on their previous historical role as paid militia for the Russian Empire. A 2005 law reinstated this role under Putin and it has been ascertained that Cossack paramilitary activities in East... [more]
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Michael Bramwell, Karin Sander, Taryn Simon, Mierle Laderman Ukeles at Whitney Musuem of American Art May 30th, 2013 - June 22nd, 2013
Posted 10/27/13
            The New York Times Art in Review By  HOLLAND COTTER Published: June 20, 2013 As a young wife and mother in the 1960s, Mierle Laderman Ukeles was getting the message, as many women were, that she couldn’t be both a homemaker and a full-time artist. So she decided to call her everyday life art; wrote the essay “Manifesto for Maintenance Art, 1969!” to explain why; and never looked back. She gradually expanded her practice from the private to the public sphere. She got her... [more]
In May 2008, Artslant's Natalie Stanchfield was able to catch up with Mierle Laderman Ukeles as she was installing at the Contemporary Jewish Museum's new facility near the Yerba Buena Center in SF. Her piece entitled Tsimtsum / Shevirat Ha-Kelim: Contraction / The Shattering of the Perfect Vessels, Birthing Tikkun Olam will be on view until January 4, 2009. The first Day of Transfer and Exchange, on which museum visitors who sign up at the CJM's website will be able to take home a piece of the... [more]
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