Feminist Feminine, an impressive display of women artists and converging cultures spanning from the 1960s and 70s to present day, opens at Nohra Haime Gallery on Tuesday, January 24th from 6 – 8 p.m.

The exhibition hosts key figures from the American Feminist movement such as Judy Chicago, Carolee Schneemann, Hannah Wilke, Faith Ringgold, Nancy Spero, Martha Wilson, Dotty Attie and Joyce Kozloff, who represent a time when women were demanding the right to exhibit in both museums and galleries.

Such powerful personalities as Louise Bourgeois, Louise Nevelson, Niki de Saint Phalle, Cindy Sherman, Yayoi Kusama and Marina Abramovic, who have broken the cannons of art and societal acceptance, are included in the exhibition with influential contemporary figures like Marilyn Minter, Adriana Marmorek and Rhiannon Schneiderman, who utilize the body in a bold and compelling way.

Feminist Feminine highlights an era of women who combine anger, rage and resentment with love, sexuality and seduction to create a deep everlasting physicality in art. Socially constructed barriers are broken and femininity is emphasized with sensuality and tenderness. The exhibition embraces an alternative approach to power utilizing this femininity and feminine guile combined with intelligence to accomplish far-reaching goals. The result pushes mind and body to the limit and commands strength and pride in creative virtuosity. To view the exhibition is to gain a comprehensive look into the power of feminism and what it means to be feminine.

MARINA ABRAMOVIC    NATALIA ARIAS    DOTTY ATTIE    TINA BARNEY    LOUISE BOURGEOIS    CAROL K. BROWN    MARIA MAGDALENA CAMPOS-PONS
ADRIANA CARVALHO    JUDY CHICAGO    AGNES DENES    LESLEY DILL    INDIA EVANS    SHADI GHADIRIAN    BEATRIZ GONZALEZ    VALERIE HIRD
MARIPAZ JARAMILLO    JOYCE KOZLOFF    BARBARA KRUGER    YAYOI KUSAMA    ADRIANA MARMOREK    MARILYN MINTER    SHIRIN NESHAT

LOUISE NEVELSON    DEBORAH OROPALLO    FAITH RINGGOLD    RUBY RUMIE    NIKI DE SAINT PHALLE    CAROLEE SCHNEEMANN
RHIANNON SCHNEIDERN    CAROLE SEBOROVSKI    CINDY SHERMAN    KIKI SMITH    NANCY SPERO    MICHELLE STUART    BRIDGET BATE TICHENOR
LISETTE URQUIJO    SOPHIA VARI    HANNA WILKE    MARTHA WILSON

FEMINIST FEMININE


January 25 - March 25, 2017