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about this issue | Women

about this issue | Women artcore journal Vol. 2, Issue 1: Women IN THIS ISSUE   Editor’s Letter artcore journal’s editor’s letter Lead Essay Sarah Sze’s Random Walk-Drawing: an Encounter … Continue reading

July 22, 2013

Thoughts on Reverberation in the Work of Jane Fox Hipple by Erin Dziedzic

In works by Jane Fox Hipple from 2009-2011, viewers were drawn inward by distinct holes or nails run-through the rectilinear surfaces. These distinct marks and blemishes punctuated surfaces of works … Continue reading

July 22, 2013

Editors’ Letter | Women

When artcore journal decided on the theme of “women” for its third issue we speculated on what we would receive for submissions: essays on Feminist art, topics on women’s inclusion … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Ann-Marie Manker by Kayti Doolittle

“Jenny” wore a red-polka dotted dress suitable for the Sunday school I attended long ago in Kansas City. She didn’t look like Julia Roberts from Pretty Woman.  And she certainly … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Victoria Fu: Blurring Lines Between Visual Arts and Cinema by Rana Edgar

Women have played a pivotal role throughout the history of experimental film genre. In the 1940s and 1950s celebrated filmmaker Maya Deren shaped American avant-garde cinema and in the 1970s … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Academic to Entertainer: The Changing Role of the Curator by Erinn Roos-Brown

There has been a great deal of chatter in recent years about the “death of the curator.” This opinion is fueled by change in focus of cultural institutions to be … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Surrender to Something Dangerous: A Conversation Between Artists Nancy Davidson and Nene Humphrey, June 2013

Over the last few years we’ve shared our mutual interest in performance by exploring works by artists at multiple experimental performance venues around New York City like the Chocolate Factory … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Goodbye Gauley Mountain: An Ecosexual Love Story: Beth Stephens and Annie Sprinkle Marry A Mountain by Corinne Van Houten

What do pornography, bosoms, and lesbian feminism have in common with mountain top removal mining? The answer is Annie Sprinkle and Beth Stephens, performance artists whose mission, as artists, as lovers, … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Martha Rosler: The Body Beautiful by Jovana Stokic

This essay explores Martha Rosler’s crucial engagement with media and consumer focused a critique of representations of female beauty since the late 1960s and early 70s and is published in-part … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Alison Elizabeth Taylor Brings It to the Table by Melissa Messina

Since earning an M.F.A. from Columbia University in 2005, New York-based artist Alison Elizabeth Taylor has developed an idiosyncratic and subversive employment of a long out-dated hobbyist’s technique called marquetry, … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Sarah Sze’s Random Walk-Drawing: an Encounter With The Hyperreal by Leonie Bradbury

To the famous categories of the real, the symbolic and the imaginary, it is going to be necessary to add the hyperreal, which captures and obstructs the functioning of the … Continue reading

July 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

New York Avenue Sculpture Project: Chakaia Booker by Rana Edgar

Booker is known for her adaptive reuse of discarded industrial materials—rubber tires, wood, metal—to create intricately assembled sculptural works. The New York Avenue Sculpture Project is an outdoor public art … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

William Corwin In Conversation with Lynda Benglis and Susan Richmond, Author of Beyond Process

Lynda Benglis’ exhibition Everything Flows (1980–2013) on view at Philadelphia’s Locks Gallery (May 16–June 29, 2013) presented a wide range of works including classic metalized pleated pieces as well as … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

Hildegard Westerkamp: A Pioneer in Sound Art and Perceptual Appreciation by Sophie Arkette

Events reported by the ear Are soft or loud, not far or near, In what is heard we only sense ­Transition and impermanence: A bark, a laugh, a rifle-shot, These … Continue reading

July 21, 2013

TO SELVES: Joy Episalla and Susan Silas

Joy Episalla is a multi-disciplinary artist working in the interstices of photography, video, and sculpture. She is interested in the mutability of still and moving images as they play out … Continue reading

July 21, 2013