Description: Curated from the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Art, Linda Lee Alter Collection, the Leslie Lohman Foundation, Lehigh University, and numerous artists, this exhibition explores artists who use the human figure or body as a means for expression. The works featured demonstrate the unique perils of living while a woman, while a person of color, while indigenous, while LGBTQIA+, and while an immigrant.
Artists featured: Ana Mendieta, Alison Saar, Lien Truong, Judy Chicago, Hung Liu, Diane Edison, Liza Lou, Nancy Spero, Kara Walker, Julie Heffernan, Elizabeth Catlett, Betye Saar, Lesley Dill, Dona Lief, Jessie Oonark, Faith Ringgold, Kiki Smith, Zoe Strauss, Jenny Holzer, Cannupa Hanska Luger, Sobia Ahmad, Nicholas Galanin, Sara Rahbar, Lorna Simpson, Helen Zughaib, Dyke Action Machine!, Rachel Farmer, Linda Stein, Ellen Shumsky, Annie Sprinkle, Alex Donis, Miller and Shellabarger, Theodore Newman, Harvey Milk, Rashid Johnson, Juan Logan, Martha Posner, Kiana Honarmand, Jessica Posner
Programming Schedule: (still in progress)
October 24- Curator’s Tour/Reception
November 7- Art In Context Lecture: Dr. Melanie Herzog (Elizabeth Catlett)
November 14- Screening: Human Flow by Ai Wei Wei
(Featured Image: Casta? by Juan Logan)