Women Painting Women at The Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth

Women of all ages Painting Ladies is a thematic exhibition featuring 46 female artists who select women of all ages as matter subject in their is effective. This team exhibit presented by The Fashionable Art Museum of Fort Worth includes roughly 50 evocative portraits that span the late 1960s to the current. The exhibition was curated by Andrea Karnes, main curator.

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Intercontinental in scope, Ladies Portray Gals recognizes female views that have been underrepresented in the record of postwar figuration. Portray is the aim of the exhibition, as traditionally it has been a privileged medium for portraiture, notably for white male artists. The artists right here use painting and gals as issue make a difference as autos for improve and assortment from early trailblazers like Alice Neel and Emma Amos to rising artists this kind of as Jordan Casteel and Apolonia Sokol. I’m satisfied to share that Christiane Lyons earlier featured on the The Curious Frenchy, is between the chosen artists!

Some, this kind of as Jenny Saville, get the job done on significant canvases, producing pictures that dwarf the room all over them, though others, like Somaya Critchlow, paint on a modest scale that invites shut viewing. All location women—their bodies, gestures, and individuality—at the forefront. 

4 themes development in the will work involved in Ladies Painting Women of all ages: The Human body, Nature Personified, Shade as Portrait, and Selfhood. Through these themes, the artists conceive new approaches to activate and elaborate on the portrayal of girls. Replete with complexities, realness, abjection, elegance, difficulties, everydayness, and joy, the portraits in this exhibition make way for woman artists to share the phase with their male counterparts in defining the picture of female and how it has advanced.

Catalogue of the exhibition

artists incorporated 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, Could Stevens, Claire Tabouret, Mickalene Thomas, Nicola Tyson, Lisa Yuskavage.

Angelia S. Rico

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