Nancy Spero’s 1976 Torture of Women confronts the viewer with what appear to be receipts of violence carried out on women…34 years later Siglio Press wrote to Spero with a proposal to make a book of her epic work which had never been reproduced in full before. The process was a three-year journey distilling Spero’s public call to action into the more intimate book scale.
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On the BOMB Alerts docket today: EI-P is getting remixed with Bon Iver. Errol Morris wonders if a famous photo might have been a fake. NYT art critic Michael Kimmelman says of Kiki Smith,“she’s also the perfect illustration of how an artist, as opposed to an art historian, talks about art because she freely says what comes to her mind without worrying about whether it’s historically germane.” Perhaps he’s referring to a certain interview from 1994. Father of My Children, a critical darling at the London Film Festival, is based on(SPOILERS) real events in the life of Belá Tarr. Cosmetic designer François Nars is celebrating his company’s fifteenth anniversary with a giant coffee table book featuring Isabella Rossellini and Marc Jacobs in some seriously intense makeup. Raymond Pettibon is part of an all-star lineup at the Deitch Projects. And on a sad note, Nancy Spero passed away this past Saturday at NYU Hospital.
An ode to being human and the need to express one’s self, Our City Dreams tells the story of the loves and the sufferings of five women who chose to move to New York City. Tracing the lives of Swoon, Ghada Amer, Kiki Smith, Marina Abramovic and Nancy Spero. The documentary style film, directed by [...]
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