‘DAUGHTER OF BAD GIRLS’ AT KLAUS VON NICHTSSAGEND

Marina Kappos, 144 Peep Show, 2011, acrylic on canvas, 16" x 25".
COURTESY THE ARTIST AND KLAUS VON NICHTSSAGEND GALLERY, NEW YORK

he title of this lively summer show raised interesting questions about feminist art—past and present—as well as about the continuing viability of the term itself. The press release described the show as a sequel to the 1994 “Bad Girls” exhibitions curated byMarcia Tucker at the New Museum and Marcia Tanner at UCLA’s Wight Art Gallery, but it was difficult to detect much of a direct lineage here.…

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McMullen Highlights Legacy of Surrealist Wifredo Lam

“À la fin de la nuit, 1969” (above) and “Composición, I, 1930” (below) are among the works on display at the McMullen Museum exhibition on surrealist Wifredo Lam.
By ROSANNE PELLEGRINI | CHRONICLE STAFF Published: Sept. 4, 2014

Surrealist artist Wifredo Lam (1902–82), widely hailed as an international visionary in the artistic world, is the subject of a groundbreaking retrospective now on display at the McMullen Museum of Art through Dec. 14.

“Wifredo Lam: Imagining New Worlds,” which comprises more than 40 paintings and a wide selection of works on…

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