In Wonderland: Women Surrealists at LACMA

This looks like it will be a great show!  In Wonderland: The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States   The exhibition includes works in a variety of media dating from 1931 to 1968, and some later examples that demonstrate Surrealism’s influence on the feminist movement….

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Velvets 1974-1982

When one thinks of paintings on black velvet they are most likely to envision a kitschy idyllic landscape or portrait of Elvis collecting dust in a thrift shop and not in a contemporary gallery.   Perhaps because of this common predisposition, I was struck by the mixed media acrylic paintings and fabric collage on velvet…

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