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Action, Gesture, Paint


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Action, Gesture, Paint
Women artists and global abstraction 1940-70

At a time when the world was processing the anxieties of the Second World War and navigating a backdrop of deeply conflicted political climates, artists began to express their concerns in a new form of art that embraced personal and political freedom.

Ironically, the reach of this ‘freedom’ has been limited to the white, male, and Western perspective. The overlooked narrative of gestural abstraction is kaleidoscopic, broad in its geographical breadth, in its definition and, crucially, it is female.

This exhibition catalogue contains colour reproductions of all the works exhibited as well as new essays.

Authors: Iwona Blazwick, Bice Curiger, Joan M. Marter, Agustin Pérez Rubio, Griselda Pollock, Elizabeth A. T. Smith, Laura Smith, Candy Stobbs
Pages: 272 p.
Languages: English
Graphic design: Kajsa Ståhl
Publishers: Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles / Whitechapel Gallery / Kunsthalle Bielefeld
Features: Clothbound and screen-printed hardback
Date: February 2023


Dimension : 30,5 x 21,5 cm

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