Females Painting Women is a thematic exhibition showcasing 46 feminine artists who pick out gals as subject subject in their is effective. This group exhibit presented by The Contemporary Art Museum of Fort Worth includes roughly 50 evocative portraits that span the late 1960s to the present. The exhibition was curated by Andrea Karnes, chief curator.
Worldwide in scope, Girls Painting Ladies recognizes female views that have been underrepresented in the background of postwar figuration. Portray is the concentrate of the exhibition, as ordinarily it has been a privileged medium for portraiture, significantly for white male artists. The artists below use painting and females as matter make any difference as motor vehicles for modify and vary from early trailblazers like Alice Neel and Emma Amos to emerging artists these types of as Jordan Casteel and Apolonia Sokol. I’m satisfied to share that Christiane Lyons formerly showcased on the The Curious Frenchy, is amid the chosen artists!
Some, this sort of as Jenny Saville, work on significant canvases, manufacturing photographs that dwarf the area all around them, when some others, such as Somaya Critchlow, paint on a modest scale that invitations shut viewing. All put women—their bodies, gestures, and individuality—at the forefront.
Four themes pattern in the works provided in Ladies Portray Women: The Overall body, Nature Personified, Shade as Portrait, and Selfhood. Through these themes, the artists conceive new strategies to activate and elaborate on the portrayal of women. Replete with complexities, realness, abjection, beauty, complications, everydayness, and joy, the portraits in this exhibition make way for woman artists to share the phase with their male counterparts in defining the graphic of lady and how it has evolved.
artists provided in the exhibit
Rita Ackermann, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Emma Amos, María Berrío, Louise Bonnet, Lisa Brice, Joan Brown, Jordan Casteel, Somaya Critchlow, Kim Dingle, Marlene Dumas, Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, Nicole Eisenman, Tracey Emin, Natalie Frank,Hope Gangloff, Eunice Golden, Jenna Gribbon, Alex Heilbron, Ania Hobson, Luchita Hurtado, Chantal Joffe, Hayv Kahraman, Maria Lassnig, Christiane Lyons, Danielle Mckinney, Marilyn Minter, Alice Neel, Elizabeth Peyton, Paula Rego, Religion Ringgold, Deborah Roberts, Susan Rothenberg, Jenny Saville, Dana Schutz, Joan Semmel, Amy Sherald, Lorna Simpson, Arpita Singh, Sylvia Sleigh, Apolonia Sokol, May well Stevens, Claire Tabouret, Mickalene Thomas, Nicola Tyson, Lisa Yuskavage.