Monthly archives of “September 2016

Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit at Museum of Arts and Design, September 22, 2016 – February 5, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Chris Antemann: Forbidden Fruit is an installation of 21 porcelain sculptures resulting from the collaboration between Oregon-based artist Chris Antemann and the renowned MEISSEN Porcelain Manufactory in Germany. Inspired by eighteenth-century porcelain figurines and decorative art, and using the Garden of Eden as her… Read More

Crochet Coral Reef: TOXIC SEAS by Margaret and Christine Wertheim at Museum of Arts and Design, September 15, 2016 – January 22, 2017

Photographs by Corrado Serra. “Crochet Coral Reef: TOXIC SEAS is a community-centered project that builds on the feminist tradition of using craft in the service of activism. Fiber, particularly knitting and crocheting, is often central to this practice because of its traditionally gendered affiliation with… Read More

Winning the White House: From Press Prints to Selfies at International Center of Photography Mana Contemporary, September 25, 2016 – January 27, 2017

“Since the time of Abraham Lincoln through the present day, presidential candidates have used photographic imagery in their campaigns to impact public opinion,” says Claartje van Dijk, Assistant Curator of ICP. “While staged and curated press prints have historically been the tools of choice for… Read More

Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art at Queens Museum, September 18, 2016 – February 19, 2017

“Mierle Laderman Ukeles: Maintenance Art is the first survey exhibition of the pioneering American artist Mierle Laderman Ukeles (b. Denver, CO, 1939). The exhibition features newly imagined historic performances, sculptural works, and current works-in-process as new site-specific installations, often using the unique features of the Queens Museum. These include… Read More

Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight at Whitney Museum of American Art, September 16, 2016 – January 9, 2017

Carmen Herrera: Lines of Sight is the first museum exhibition of this groundbreaking artist in New York City in nearly two decades. It focuses on the years 1948-1978, the period during which Herrera developed her signature, hard-edged style. The exhibition features fifty works, including paintings, three-dimensional works, and works on paper. It is… Read More