Lesbian Art at CAA in Chicago

CAA returns to Chicago in 2014 for its 102nd Annual Conference. The conference will be held at the Hilton Chicago from Wednesday, February 12 to Saturday, February 15. I have surfed the programme and will higlight a couple of lesbian art events.

Committee on Women in the Arts:

Always Causing Trouble: The “Lesbian” within Queer and Feminist Art Today

Time: 2/15/2014, 12:30 PM—2:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 2nd Floor, Grand Ballroom, Chicago, USA

Chairs: Christine A. Filippone, Millersville University; Jonathan D. Katz, University at Buffalo, State University of New York

Art History and the Future of Lesbian Art
Peggy Phelan, Stanford University.
A Closet Barely Opened: Challenging the Invisibility of Lesbians in American Art History
Helen Langa, American University.
Fire in Her Belly: The Legacy of the Culture Wars in Lesbian Representation
Martabel Wasserman.

Queer Caucus for Art: Strange Bedfellows

Time: 2/13/2014, 12:30 PM—2:00 PM
Location: Hilton Chicago, 3rd Floor, Marquette Room, Chicago, USA.

Chair: Amy Cancelmo, independent curator

Sean Fader, Hampshire College
Tara Mateik, College of Staten Island, City University of New York
Tina Takemoto, California College of the Arts
Julie Sutherland, independent artist.

The CAA conference promotes themselves as the world’s best-attended international art conference, and the promisse that CAA’s meeting will facilitate networking opportunities and enable you to exchange ideas and information with colleagues from across the globe.


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