Sexism and the Canon
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Hyperallergic  — The paintings in Women of Abstract Expressionism at the Denver Art Museum are rich with emotion, monumental in scale, and totally original. The exhibition presents more than 50 paintings by 12 artists, some of whom are rarely discussed as contributors to the Abstract Expressionist movement. Like any ‘first,’ the first comprehensive show on these women artists raises as many questions as it answers. Most important of these is the question of whether a reengagement with these artistschanges the reading of the movement. With fresh eyes on major works, how will contemporary artists react? Hyperallergic sat down with three Denver-based artists —Trine Bumiller, Sandra Fettingis, and Ashley Eliza Williams — to gauge the impact of the show and whether the reception of women producers today has evolved since the 1950s.  read more 


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