Expanding on an expansive subject, Part 7: Kate Gilmore: Pushing Paint
Sunday, Jul 26, 2015
2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Kate Gilmore critiques modernist tropes such as action painting and “the drip” that are still in dialogue with painting to this day. This exhibition includes a selection of performance videos that challenge the heroic myths and gendered stereotypes of painting.
About This Series
Expanding on an expansive subject is a group exhibition that explores the expanded field of painting through nine artists’ investigations into painting’s range and potential as a cross-disciplinary medium. The exhibition presents a unique model, a group exhibition displayed as individual solo projects that unfold (or expand) over the course of time, offering the possibility of an exhibition as a temporal experience. Since May 2014, Expanding on an expansive subject has featured six-week projects by Margie Livingston, Analia Saban, John Burtle, Liat Yossifor, John Knuth, Kendell Carter, and continues through November 2015 with shows by Kate Gilmore, Sarah Kate Wilson, and Constance Mallinson. While each artist’s approach to the discursive nature of painting is unique, the exhibition as a whole asks how painting today is distinct from its art historical predecessors.
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