Friday, January 22, 2010

UArts Exhibition/Symposium: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968

UArts Exhibition/Symposium: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968


The University of the Arts presents Women and Pop Art, a symposium organized in conjunction with the University's "Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968" exhibition, the first focused exclusively on women Pop artists. The two-day symposium features several of the artists, along with prominent art historians. Both the symposium and the exhibition aim to redefine the legacy of these extraordinary and long-overlooked artists.

Symposium: February 5 – 6Terra Hall, Connelly Auditorium (8th floor)211 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
For more information, visit uarts.edu/pop or call 215-717-6480."Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958-1968" features work by Marisol, Niki de Saint Phalle, Rosalyn Drexler, Chryssa, Idelle Weber, Faith Ringgold, Pauline Boty, Barbro Östlihn and many others.

Exhibition: January 22 – March 15Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Anderson Hall333 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
Borowsky Gallery, Gershman Hall401 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
Hamilton Galleries, Dorrance Hamilton Hall320 South Broad Street, Philadelphia
Gallery Hours:10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday - FridayNoon - 5 p.m., Saturday

"Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists 1958 - 1968" was organized by the Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery at the University of the Arts. This project, along with a documentary film by Glenn Holsten, has been supported by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative, with additional support from the Marketing Innovation Program. Additional funding for the film is generously provided by the Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts, the Dolfinger-McMahon Foundation and the Quaker Chemical Foundation.
Image: Pauline Boty, "With Love to Jean Paul Belmondo" (1962), oil on canvas, courtesy of Nadia Fakhoury, Paris and the Pauline Boty Estate.
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