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A Trailblazing Lesbian Artist Gets Her Due 

Harmony Hammond, “Kong” (1981), cloth, wood, foam rubber, acrylic, gesso, glitter, Dorland’s Wax Medium, charcoal powder, 41 x 74 x 26 inches, Everson Museum of Art, gift of Judith Daner

Made of foam rubber, gesso, glitter, wax and charcoal powder, these wrapped wooden armatures, which have a fantastical quality to them, were conjured up by a line in Monique Wittig’s 1973 novel Le Corps Lesbien (The Lesbian Body), in which she writes, “Cloth covered with latex suggests muscle and tissue.” These “wrapped sculptures” convey a muscular grace, as if Minimalism itself got a camp makeover par elegance.

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Genève Chao reviews “The Missing Museum” by Amy King – Woodland Pattern’s Blog

 

Amy King’s irascible and incantatory sprawlfest, The Missing Museum, which won the 2015 Tarpaulin Sky Prize (a fact which alone makes it the Heavyweight Champ of World Poetry as that year’s …

Source: Genève Chao reviews “The Missing Museum” by Amy King – Woodland Pattern’s Blog

A Memory Museum, Courtesy of a Critic-Curator – NYTimes.com

 

A moonrise over the Great Mosque at Djenne in Mali. Credit

Damon Winter/The New York Times

A Memory Museum, Courtesy of a Critic-Curator – NYTimes.com.

 

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