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Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting
Through March 11, 2018 / MOMA PS1

Carolee Schneemann / Four Fur Cutting Boards

Carolee Schneemann / Native Beauties

MoMA PS1 presents the first comprehensive retrospective of Carolee Schneemann, spanning the artist’s prolific six-decade career. As one of the most influential artists of the second part of the 20th century, Schneemann’s pioneering investigations into subjectivity, the social construction of the female body, and the cultural biases of art history have had significant influence on subsequent generations of artists.

 

Carolee Schneemann / Eye Body

Carolee Schneemann / Flange 6rpm

Carolee Schneemann / Up to and Including Her Limits

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting begins with rarely seen examples of the artist’s early paintings of the 1950s and their evolution into assemblages made in the 1960s, which integrated objects, mechanical elements, and modes of deconstruction. In the late 1960s Schneemann began positioning her own body within her work, performing the roles of “both image and image-maker.” As a central protagonist of the New York downtown avant-garde community, she explored hybrid artistic forms culminating in experimental theater events. The exhibition considers Schneemann’s oeuvre within the context of painting by tracing the developments that led to her groundbreaking innovations in performance, film, and installation in the 1970s, as well as her increasingly spatialized multimedia installations from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s.

 

Carolee Schneemann / Portrait Partials

Schneemann was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year’s Venice Biennale.

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting is organized by the Museum der Moderne Salzburg. Curated by Sabine Breitwieser, Director, Museum der Moderne Salzburg; and consulting curator Branden W. Joseph, Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Columbia University, New York. Organized at MoMA PS1 by Erica Papernik-Shimizu, Assistant Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art, The Museum of Modern Art; with Oliver Shultz, Curatorial Assistant, MoMA PS1.

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting
Through March 11, 2018 / MoMA PS1
For more information, please visit the exhibition page >

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Through March 11, 2018 / MOMA PS1

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Carolee Schneemann / Native Beauties

MoMA PS1 presents the first comprehensive retrospective of Carolee Schneemann, spanning the artist’s prolific six-decade career. As one of the most influential artists of the second part of the 20th century, Schneemann’s pioneering investigations into subjectivity, the social construction of the female body, and the cultural biases of art history have had significant influence on subsequent generations of artists.

 

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Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting begins with rarely seen examples of the artist’s early paintings of the 1950s and their evolution into assemblages made in the 1960s, which integrated objects, mechanical elements, and modes of deconstruction. In the late 1960s Schneemann began positioning her own body within her work, performing the roles of “both image and image-maker.” As a central protagonist of the New York downtown avant-garde community, she explored hybrid artistic forms culminating in experimental theater events. The exhibition considers Schneemann’s oeuvre within the context of painting by tracing the developments that led to her groundbreaking innovations in performance, film, and installation in the 1970s, as well as her increasingly spatialized multimedia installations from the 1980s, 1990s, and 2000s.

 

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Schneemann was awarded the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at this year’s Venice Biennale.

Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting is organized by the Museum der Moderne Salzburg. Curated by Sabine Breitwieser, Director, Museum der Moderne Salzburg; and consulting curator Branden W. Joseph, Frank Gallipoli Professor of Modern and Contemporary Art, Columbia University, New York. Organized at MoMA PS1 by Erica Papernik-Shimizu, Assistant Curator, Department of Media and Performance Art, The Museum of Modern Art; with Oliver Shultz, Curatorial Assistant, MoMA PS1.

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Through March 11, 2018 / MoMA PS1
For more information, please visit the exhibition page >