Posted by LiaDelFresco Art HERstory: Viola Frey Once upon a time the most of our worries were staying inside the lines when coloring, remembering what number came after 8 when counting, and spelling our names correctly. When asked what they want to be when they grow up, the majority of 5...

Art HERstory: Gillian Ayres Imagine a world where a Bachelor's degree wasn't the equivalent to a high school diploma. Strange huh? These days you can't land a gig with a 5 figure salary without a sheet of paper saying you completed 4 additional years of note taking. London girl Gillian Ayres...

Art HERstory: Idelle Weber Throughout American history, being born with boobs has provided a one way ticket to second-in-command. Women haven't ever gained equal societal acceptance despite our equal abilities. Some women give up and accept what's given to them, while others say 'screw that'...

The Geffen Contemporary at MOCA 152 N Central Ave Los Angeles, CA 90013 Clip Production: Editorial Lead Kitty Bolhoefer / Filming & Fotos Fridolin Schöpper / Editing Cris Dupont / Sound Kevin Pate / Music BUNNYSTRIPES Related posts: " The Avant/Garde Diaries: The Cobrasnake & Vintage...

Art HERstory: Linda McCartney We've all heard the saying 'behind every great man is a great woman.' That's fine and dandy but what about the women who can stand shoulder-to-shoulder with their guy, no leaning needed? Anyone breathing can readily identify Paul McCartney, but not many are...

Last week, the designers had to create an avant-garde piece inspired by artwork that they created with a young art student. This is a fabulous challenge in my opinion as it really has NO boundaries whatsoever and it tests the designers with various fashion components: - Their creativity...

Art HERstory: Yayoi Kusama Everyone isn't meant to be creative. Luckily for society, there are a few 'creative geniuses' scattered among the workaholic drones of the world. Japanese avant-garde sculptor, painter, and novelist Yayoi Kusama (1929 – ) sees the world covered in what she calls...

Posted by LiaDelFresco Art HERstory: Nancy Holt Since the beginning of time man and nature have been interconnected. In our industrialized societies it may sometimes slip our minds, but whether we like it or not we affect each other. Nancy Holt (1938 -) devised a way to illustrate this...

Art HERstory: Lila Katzen Don't get me wrong, the natural world is beautiful. Trees, mountains, birds, and men are all quite visually appealing. Despite the attractiveness of reality, abstract artists choose to steer clear of recognizable reality and focus more on what you see (colors,...

Posted by LiaDelFresco Art HERstory: Joan Mitchell Finding something you love to do is a priceless accomplishment. Some work diligently strictly for a paycheck, while other make pocket change doing what they feel they were born to do. That's the way I feel about writing. The sheer tasks of...

 

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