Two Important Exhibitions Shine at Roberts Projects

Two Important Exhibitions Shine at Roberts Projects Betye Saar Something Blue Holding Up 1/2 the Sky, Curated by jill moniz Through December 15th By Genie Davis Two fascinating, deeply felt exhibitions shine at Roberts Projects: Betye Saar: Something Blue, and the group show Hold Up ½ the Sky, curated by jill moniz. Both shows are a…

Lisa Bartleson,It Takes a Village, Lancaster Museum of Art and History; Photo credit Kristine Schomaker

It Takes a Village at MOAH

It Takes a Village: A World of Art through April 22 Lancaster Museum of Art and History, Lancaster By Genie Davis “It Takes a Village” at the Lancaster Museum of Art and History (MOAH) through April 22nd, is the world in a microcosm, truly wonderful exhibitions that address essential and universal elements of community in…

Our Writers Name Their Top 5 Exhibitions of 2017

Our Writers Name Their Top 5 Exhibitions of 2017   From Kerry James Marshall to Kim Abeles, Shoshana Wayne to MOAH, women, immigrants and the resistance, Art and Cake asked our art critics to name their favorite 5 shows of 2017. Here is what they had to say: Lorraine Heitzman Kerry James Marshall: Mastry, MOCA Chagall: Fantasies…

Betye Saar: Keeping it Clean

Betye Saar: Keeping it Clean Craft and Folk Art Museum By Shana Nys Dambrot Through August 20th   One of the most potent aspects of assemblage is that it deepens and amplifies the power of its message by not only depicting but actually embodying the history of its components. This is one of the reasons…

Signifying Form at The Landing

Signifying Form at The Landing By Lorraine Heitzman   Curator jill moniz in conversation Saturday May 21st 3pm Exhibition on view through June 3, 2017   As curated by jill moniz, Signifying Forms is a show that instructs, empowers and evokes strong emotions.  Though it is grounded in earthy, rusted hues and shaped by the weight of…

POWER at Sprüth Magers

POWER at Sprüth Magers By Anna Garner Through June 10th   From post-Civil War photographs to Simone Leigh’s 2017 terracotta and porcelain sculpture, Stone (Black Mountain), POWER at Sprüth Magers presents a comprehensive overview of the ongoing history of the arts and visual culture of African American women. The line-up includes nearly every major player…

Now Be Here: Women artists make a stand, and a photo

  Now Be Here: Women artists make a stand, and a photo Written By Dani Dodge   History was made in Los Angeles on Sunday when 733 female artists gathered in the courtyard at Hauser Wirth & Schimmel to pose for a photograph. The joyous moment included generations of female artists who hugged and cheered…