Simone Leigh: Powerfully present

Contributed by Anne Swartz / Simone Leigh’s art, which focuses on the experience of black women, is powerfully present in New York City by way of a major exhibition at the Guggenheim and the monumental bronze sculpture Brick House on the High Line  – with several pieces at the 2019 Whitney Biennial. Leigh’s work references the … read more… “Simone Leigh: Powerfully present”

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How Pattern and Decoration broadened the artworld’s horizon

“Pattern and Decoration: An Ideal Vision in American Art, 1975-1985,” curated by Anne Swartz. Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY. Through Jan. 20. Check out Librado Romero’s NYTimes slide show. Holland Cotter takes a ride to Yonkers and reports that P&D was the last real art movement of the 20th century. “We don’t do art movements … read more… “How Pattern and Decoration broadened the artworld’s horizon”

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Pattern and Decoration revisted in Yonkers

“Pattern and Decoration: An Ideal Vision in American Art, 1975-1985,” curated by Anne Swartz. Hudson River Museum, Yonkers, NY. Through Jan. 20. The HRM presents the work of 11 artists prominent within the movement in the 1970s: Cynthia Carlson, Brad Davis, Valerie Jaudon, Jane Kaufman, Joyce Kozloff, Robert Kushner, Kim MacConnel, Tony Robbin, Miriam Schapiro, … read more… “Pattern and Decoration revisted in Yonkers”

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