Posts Tagged ‘Edouard Manet’

GLYPHS: Acts of Inscription at Pitzer College Galleries

Mickalene Thomas. Le dejeuner sur l’herbe: trois femmes noires, 2010; C-print; artist proof 2/2; 48 x 60 inches. Courtesy of the Artist, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Lehmann Maupin, NY and Artists Rights Society (ARS), NY.

Three powerful women dressed in patterned sundresses, jewelry, and club-ready makeup are seated on a jumble of printed fabrics, fake flowers, and gold spray-painted fruit. Their pose is a familiar one, mimicking Edouard Manet’s scandalous—at the time—Le Dejeuner sur l’Herbe (1862-3), except in this one all posers are clothed, female, black, and staring at me as though they were sussing me up—trying to discern my[…..]

Trapped in the Wunderkammer at Kadist Art Foundation

What inspires artists? How do they create their work? Today we bring you a video from Kadist Art Foundation in San Francisco, documentation of one of seven recent presentations in which artists discuss inspirational objects and ephemera in their private collections. The basis for this project was artist Linda Geary‘s book Studio Visit, which, according to Kadist, “collects impressions from 100 in-studio conversations about art and life. An unexpected[…..]

#bindersfullofwomen: The Art of Being Female

Mitt Romney had binders full of women, #Hashtags has “The Art of Being Female.” Originally published March 13, 2012. Please send queries and/or ideas for future columns to hashtags@dailyserving.com. #Hashtags provides a platform for longer reconsiderations of artworks and art practices outside of the review format and in new contexts. If you’re young and female, I hope you’re introduced to a positive mentor early enough[…..]

#Hashtags: The art of being female

fluke fi

#Hashtags: Viral Thoughts on Politics, Art and Culture #Hashtags provides a platform for longer reconsiderations of artworks and art practices outside of the review format and in new contexts. Please send queries and/or ideas for future to hashtags@dailyserving.com. If you’re young and female, I hope you’re introduced to a positive mentor early enough to build a strong sense of self-worth, because in 2012, American society[…..]