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Coming to Power (Again): A 1993 Exhibition of Sexually Explicit Feminist Art Still Resonates

by Olivia B. Murphy
Entering Maccarone Gallery on the evening of the opening for , almost felt like walking into a reunion. This is possibly because the exhibition is a restaging of a 1993 show curated by Ellen Cantor at the then brand new David Zwirner Gallery, but also because there is a level of communal excitement that goes beyond the usual group show fervor. It’s an excitement indicative of the unprecedented effort on the part of Maccarone and six other New York institutions in celebrating the life and work... [more]
Posted by Olivia B. Murphy on 9/30/16
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Flipping the Gaze: How Do Women Artists Look at Men?

by Olivia B. Murphy
In 2009, Cheim & Read hung the provocative group show  Women Look at Women, which showcased women artists taking control of their own images. In an encore presentation this summer, women artists turn their gaze this time toward men, reversing one of art’s most long-standing power structures. The Female Gaze Part II: Women Look at Men brings together work from 32 artists, all utilizing the subject of men, or the male body, as a way to confront, or even turn the tables on the Male Gaze, which... [more]
Posted by Olivia B. Murphy on 8/15/16
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