Women’s Art Strike!

Regina Jose Galindo: Who Can Erase the Traces? ,2003. Street performance with blood, leaving footprints. "Global Feminisms," an exhibition of artworks by 87 women artists born since1960 is now at the Brooklyn Museum (through July 1) and will inspire debate on many topics. Is Body Art now the feminist language? Is the feminist historical survey WACK! now at the Geffen Contemporary at MOCA L.A. and scheduled for P.S. 1 next year enough of a reason for "Feminisms" to avoid all art elders in the … [Read more...]

Charles LeDray: Scaling the Heights

Charles LeDray, Party Bed, 2006-7, 25 3/4" x 49 1/4" x 4 1/2" Small Is Beautiful An exhibition of recent work by Charles LeDray (Sperone Westwater, 415 West 13th Street, to March 24) deals again with scale, gender, and the handmade in art. This time around most of the works are of sewn cloth. No tiny sculptures carved from human bone; no cases filled with miniature, perfectly thrown vessels. New to me are necklaces on bust forms and an array of pincushions, which are, of course, in the tradition … [Read more...]