Posts Tagged ‘Marilyn Minter’

Marilyn Minter’s Paintings from the ’80s [NSFW]

Today’s article is brought to us from our friends at Flavorwire, where Rozalia Jovanovic discusses Marilyn Minter’s works from the 1980’s. Two distinct bodies of work from this period are on view at Team Gallery in New York City. Appropriation, commodification, and the body are some themes from the ’80s art-world discourse that artist Marilyn Minter embraced in her paintings from that time period, a[…..]

StandART on Sunset Strip

L.A. Expanded: Notes from the West Coast A weekly column by Catherine Wagley Mika Rottenberg’s balmy, bizarre video, Mary’s Cherries, moves at such a comfortable pace that it almost convinces you of its normalcy. The three immensely able-bodied women in the video, dressed in Easter colors and stuck in homely cubicles, are completely unruffled as they transform manicured pink fingernails into equally manicured red maraschino[…..]

DESIRE: The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas, Austin

Now showing through April 25th at The Blanton Museum of Art at The University of Texas at Austin is the group exhibition Desire. Curated by Annette DiMeo Carlozzi, Blanton curator of American and contemporary art and director of curatorial affairs, Desire features fifty works from an international grouping of contemporary artists working in a variety of media. The concept of the exhibition is to present[…..]

The Female Gaze: Women Looking at Women

Marilyn Minter In Cheim & Reid‘s current exhibition, women portray the bodies of other women in ways that are both historically grounded and forward thinking. Called The Female Gaze, the exhibition acts as a survey of sorts, presenting a wide range of approaches, some morally ambiguous and others socially incisive. The intergenerational, international span of artists includes Berenice Abbott, Marina Abramovic, Vanessa Beecroft, Louise Bourgeois,[…..]

Marilyn Minter

On view at Salon 94 Freemans until June 13 is Marilyn Minter’s exhibition entitled, Green Pink Caviar. Minter is known for her interest in exploring the boundaries between high and low art. Not only does the work itself express this dichotomy, so does her method of exhibition, choosing to display her photographs on billboards and commercials, as well as in the gallery. Evident through her[…..]

Marilyn Minter

The seductive paintings and photographs of Marilyn Minter border both photorealism and abstraction. Her work pieces together commercial depictions of femininity which juxtapose glamour and nausea. The enamel on metal paintings and large format c-prints include references from many major movements both artistically and socially, like early Surrealist photography, post-Warhol pop, advertising and pornography. Minter currently has a solo show at Salon 94 in New[…..]