WOMAN. Internationellt feministiskt avantgarde från 1970-talet från VERBUND COLLECTION, Vienna

The VERBUND COLLECTION, Vienna, was hosted at the Mjellby Art Museum, Halmstad, Sweden, from 10 May to 7 September 2014

The exhibition starts with the deconstruction of the “image of the woman” and how artists in the 1970s even tried to redefine this image. As painting was strongly associated with men, the new media were particularly suited to female artists, who sought a more direct and more spontaneous means of expression, free from the heritage of “male artistic genius”.

Mjellby Konstmuseum
Mjellby Art Museum
305 91 Halmstad

Duration of the exhibition:
10 May - 07 September 2014

Curated by Gabriele Schor, founding director of the VERBUND COLLECTION, Vienna 
and Michelle Marie Roy, curator at the Mjellby Art Museum

Exhibition team
Ylva Brännström, head of art mediation at the Mjellby Art Museum, Halmstad
Theresa Dann, curatorial assistant of the VERBUND COLLECTION, Vienna
Karin Ekdahl, exhibition coordinator, Mjellby Art Museum, Halmstad
Nora Höglinger, curatorial assistant of the VERBUND COLLECTION, Vienna

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Female artists

Helena Almeida | Eleanor Antin | Renate Bertlmann | Lili Dujourie | VALIE EXPORT | Esther Ferrer | Alexis Hunter | Sanja Iveković | Birgit Jürgenssen | Ketty La Rocca | Leslie Labowitz | Suzanne Lacy | Suzy Lake | Ana Mendieta | Rita Myers | Ewa Partum | Ulrike Rosenbach | Martha Rosler | Carolee Schneemann | Cindy Sherman | Penny Slinger | Annegret Soltau | Hannah Wilke | Martha Wilson | Francesca Woodman | Nil Yalter

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Insight into the exhibition WOMAN. Internationellt feministiskt avantgarde från 1970-talet från SAMMLUNG VERBUND, Wien

Catalogue cover of "Feminist Avant-Garde", VERBUND COLLECTION Vienna

Publication: FEMINIST AVANT-GARDE. Art of the 1970s.

published by Gabriele Schor
Hardcover: 559 pages
Publisher: Prestel Verlag
Edition: 2016
Language: German
ISBN-10: 3791356275
ISBN-13: 978-3791356273


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