Tag: Mira Schor

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Mira Schor: Insistently personal

Contributed by Sharon Butler / Mira Schor’s galvanizingly insistent new paintings continue her exploration of self and the disembodied mind. Many painters traffic in purposeful ambiguity, using metaphor and abstraction to leave meaning-making for the viewer. Schor’s work, however, is not mysterious or enigmatic: her intention is to tell us […]

Gallery shows

Mira Schor casts a spell

Contributed by Heike Moras / A strand of melancholic stillness runs through each of Mira Schor’s early Californian paintings, on view at Lyles & King through May 19. Done roughly around the time the artist spent at Cal Arts in the early 1970s and heavily influenced by her work with the fabled […]

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Alice Neel at the Zwirners

David Zwirner has two concurrent exhibitions of Alice Neel’s work, “Alice Neel: Selected Works” at the Chelsea branch, and “Alice Neel: Nudes of the 1930s” uptown at Zwirner & Wirth. According to Zwirner, who now represents her estate with a couple other galleries, Neel (1900-1984) is one of the most […]

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Suddenly, Mira Schor

For the April issue of The Brooklyn Rail, which is probably already in the racks and should go online shortly, I wrote about a show at Momenta Art called “The Mood Back Home.” The show, organized by Leslie Brack and Suzy Spence, was inspired by the 1972 feminist art project, […]