New York 2016: ‘Coming to Power’

Video (28:38): James Kalm takes you on a guided tour of the exhibition “Coming to Power”. The video was recorded September 13, 2016 in Manhattan, New York.

Coming to Power

“Coming to Power” (co-curated by Pati Hertling and Julie Tolentino, September 9 – October 16, 2016 at Maccarone, New York) is a restaging of an exhibition originally presented at the David Zwirner Gallery in SoHo in 1993. The original show was organized and curated by Ellen Cantor and selected a group of some of the icons of Feminist art from the past fifty years.

James Kalm: ‘Though concentrating on the erotic, pornographic and queer, this display provides a broad cross section of mediums, modes and conceptual approaches many harkening back to the 1960s-70s, the initial heydays of the Feminist Movement.’

The Exhibition Includes Works By:

Maria Beatty, Lynda Benglis, Judith Bernstein, Blush Productions, Louise Bourgeois, Ellen Cantor, Abigail Child, Cicciolin, Patricia Cronin, Kate Dymond, Mary Beth Edelson, Nicole Eisenman, Nancy Fried, Nan Goldin, Nancy Grossman, Barbara Hammer, Holly Hughes, Pnina Jalon Armour, G.B. Jones, Doris Kloster, Joyce Kozloff, Julia Kunin, Zoe Leonard, Monica Majoli, Marilyn Minter, Alice Neel, Azian Nurudin, Lorraine O’Grady, Yoko Ono, Carolee Schneemann, Joan Semmel, M.M. Serra, Cindy Sherman, Nancy Spero, Annie Sprinkle, Hannah Wilke and Ona Zee.


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