June is here, and for art and design enthusiasts like me, it’s an extra special month. Why, you ask? Well, it’s Pride Month! Especially in the vibrant city of New York, June is a time when the LGBTQ+ community and its allies come together to celebrate diversity, acceptance, and love. The atmosphere is electrifying, with rainbow flags adorning streets, parks, and buildings, creating a colorful and inclusive environment that fills my heart with joy. Continue reading Happy NYC Pride Month 2023!
Hannah Wilke (1940 – 1993) was a leading artist of the feminist art movement that began in the 1970s. Her primary subject was her own body, explored in sculptures, drawings, photographs, and performance as part of a larger investigation of femininity and sexuality. Venus Pareve (1982 – 84) comprises twenty-five sculptural self-portraits, hand-modeled and then cast in plaster of Paris or edible kosher chocolate.
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There’s a lot going on to both look at and think about in The Temptation To Exist (May Contain Nuts) – Friedrich Kunath’s fourth solo exhibit now up at the Andrea Rosen Gallery – in that the exhibit is made up of three distinct series of works.