Where Do We Go From Here?

 

"Like art, revolutions come from combining what exists into what has never existed before."

"God may be in the details, but the goddess is in the questions. Once we begin to ask them, there's no turning back. "
- Gloria Steinem

 

 

 

 

 

Learning Community #5
Gloria Steinem in 1972
http://img293.imageshack.us/img293/2433/myheroek4.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guerrilla Girls. Untitled. 1985 - 1990.
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/images/work/P/P78/P78808_10.jpg

Guerrilla Girls. Untitled. 1985
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/guerrilla-girls-no-title-p78814

 
Although the Paycheck Fairness Act was passed by the House of Representatives on January 9, 2009, it was defeated in the Senate on a 58 - 41 procedural vote in November 2010

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Guerrilla Girls. Untitled. 1989.
http://www.tate.org.uk/art/artworks/guerrilla-girls-no-title-p78791

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do Women Have to Be Naked?

Guerrilla Girls.  Do Women Have to Be Naked?   1989.
http://womhist.alexanderstreet.com/ggirls/doc13.htm

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Do Women Have to Be Naked?

Guerrilla Girls. Do Women Have to Be Naked?   2005.
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/feminist_art_base/gallery/guerrillagirls.php?i=925

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

http://www.learn.columbia.edu/courses/fa/images/large/kc_femart_guerrill_97.jpg

 

 

More Guerrilla Girl poster actions

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Self-Portrait

Catherine Opie.  Self-Portrait.  1993.
http://www.saatchi-gallery.co.uk/blogon/upload/2006/06/SelfportraitCutting1998.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Perverse Self-Portrait

Self-Portrait Nursing

Catherine Opie.  Self-Portrait/ Pervert.  1994.
http://www.regenprojects.com/files/db15e039.jpg
Catherine Opie.  Self-Portrait Nursing. 2004.
http://www.regenprojects.com/files/bec09099.jpg

 

Assorted definitions of "pervert" =
to lead astray morally
to turn away from the right course
to turn to an improper use; misapply
to bring to a less excellent state; vitiate; debase
Pathology. to change to what is unnatural or abnormal

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Oliver in a Tutu

Catherine Opie.  Oliver in a Tutu.  2004.
http://mailer.e-flux.com/mail_images/1137801987aldrich.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Utitled

Yurie Nagashima.  Untitled.  2001.
http://www.amecopress.net/spip.php?article1037

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Olympia

Pregnant

Untitled

Edouard Manet. Olympia. 1863.
Stokstad, Marilyn. Art History. Revised Second ed. Vol. 2. New York:
Prentice Hall Inc., and Harry N. Abrams, 2005
Alice Neel. Pregnant Woman. 1971.
http://www.uam.ucsb.edu/Media/pregnant_woman.GIF
Yurie Nagashima.  Untitled.  2001.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anti Atkind Thin Up Girl

Nicole Cawlfield. Anti-Atkins Thin-Up Girl Lacy.  2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Everyone I Have Ever Slept Wtih

Tracey Emin.  Everyone I Have Ever Slept With.  1995.
http://images.artnet.com/artwork_images_424046260_129602_tracey-emin.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Daytoa Death Angel

Millie Wilson.  Daytona Death Angel. 1994.
Aileen Wuornos
http://juicy.smashits.com/2008/12/aileen-wuornos.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Marlene Dietrich

Yasumasa Morimura

Marlene Dietrich. Morrocco publicity still.  1933.
http://carnap.umd.edu/queer/picture_gallery/lgMarlene.jpeg
Yasumasa Morimura. Self-portrait After Marlene Dietrich.  1996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Yasumasa Morimura. An Inner Dialogue with Frida Kahlo (Collar of Thorns). 2001.
Yasumasa Morimura. Self-Portrait as Actress (Red Marilyn). 1996.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Slavery! Slavery!

Kara Walker. Slavery! Slavery! 1997.
Sheets, Hilarie M. "Cut It Out!" ARTnews. April 2002: 1256 -129.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gone An Historical Romance

Kara Walker.  Detail from Gone, An Historical Romance of a Civil War As It Occurred
Between the Dusky Thisghs of One Young Negress and Her Heart
.  1994.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Renaissance Society

Kara Walker.  Exhibition at the Renaissance Society.  1997.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

You Do
Josephine Baker
Kara Walker. You Do. 1997.
http://renaissancesociety.org/site/Exhibitions/Images.51.0.0.0.0.html?image=669
Josephine Baker performing the Danse Sauvage in 1927
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Image:Baker_Banana_2.jpg
Beyonce "Single Ladies" video 2008

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sarah Baartman a.k.a. the "Hottentot Venus"
http://berichtenuithetverleden.files.wordpress.com/2010/12/iaap6.jpg?w=640

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Historic Context
2001
Attacks on World Trade Center and Pentagon
U.S. bombs Afghanistan
2003
U.S. and Britain launch war on Iraq
2004
Tsunami in South Asia
2005
Hurricane Katrina brings massive flooding in New Orleans
2006
Vaccine for cervical cancer developed
2007
Nancy Pelosi becomes first female Speaker of the House of Representatives
Al Gore's popular series of speeches on Global Warming inform Americans about the issue and earn the former Vice President a Noble Peace Award

Worst financial crisis since the Great Depression resulting in the collapse of large financial institutions, the bailout of banks by national governments, downturns in stock markets around the world and an alarming amount of evictions and foreclosures.

2008
Hilary Clinton and Barack Obama run for Democratic Presidential candidacy
 
Barack Obama is elected the first African American president of the U.S.
2012
"Year of the Woman,"
   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Are we there yet?

Statistics

Marilyn Minter .  Stepping Up . 2005.
http://thinkingaboutart.blogs.com/art/images/marilyn_minter.jpg

 
In the US in 2011, for every $1 males earn,
on average, a white woman earns 77 cents
At the present rate of progress, the wage gap will not close until 2057
In November 2010 Congress failed to pass the Wage Fairness Act by three votes!!
 

The world's first elected female president was Vigdis Finnbogadottir of Iceland,
whose term lasted from 1980 to 1996

In 2006, Nancy Pelosi became the first female Speaker of the House
(second in presidential line of succession)
The United States Congress is currently comprised of 541 members,
97 of which are women (17%)
 
More than half of the artists in the 2010 Whitney Biennial were women
20% of US Gallery shows are solo exhibitions of women artists
About 28% of published artist's monographs are about women artists
Art museums still present only an average of 15% women in curated exhibits, and a mere 4% of museum acquisitions are works by women artist - Guerrilla Girls

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Percentage of Female Political Leaders Around the World

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Maman 2
A smaller version of Maman was bought in 2006 for $4 million, and another in 2008 for $4.5 million. In 2011, a third spider sold at auction for $10.7 million.
Nonetheless, work by women artists remains quite inexpensive when compared to that of men.
 
 
Louise Bourgeois.  Maman at National Gallery of Canada. 2005.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

On May 11, 2011, Cindy Sherman's Untitled #96 was sold at auction for $3,890,500
making it the most expensive photo at the time.

 

Cindy Sherman. Untitled #96. 1981.

 

 

This credit was recently lost when a Thomas Struth photo was sold at auction in November 2011 for $4.3 million.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The most expensive work by a woman artist
 
$10.8 million in 2008
 

Fleurs

Visitor

Marlene Dumas. Visitor. 1995.
http://artinvestment.ru/en/news/artnews/20080709_woman_artists.html

 

The highest price paid at auction for a work by a living artist
$6.3 million in 2008
Natalia Goncharova. The Flowers. c. 1912.
http://artinvestment.ru/en/news/artnews/20080709_woman_artists.html
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The three most valuable works of art are
     

Paul Cezanne. The Card Players. 1892 - 1893.
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Paul_Cézanne_222.jpg

Jackson Pollock. No. 5. 1948.
Willem De Kooning. Woman III. 1953.
     
sold in 2011 for $259 to $300 million
sold at auction in 2006 for
$140 million
sold at auction in 2006 for
$137.5 million

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Vermeer. Girl with a Pearl Earrinng. 1665.
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/66/Johannes_Vermeer_%281632-1675%29_-_The_Girl_With_The_Pearl_Earring_%281665%29.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

So, are "the dishes done?" Really?

 

Kitchen

Liza Lou. Kitchen. 1991 - 94.
Ollman, Leah. "Liza Lou’s American Dream." Art in America. June 1998: 98-101 & 122.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liza Lou.  Kitchen (detail).  1991 - 94.
http://pamrubert.com/Images/Blogpix/06May/lizalou_sink.jpg

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Liza Lou.  Backyard.  2005.
http://mocoloco.com/art/archives/001423.php

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Exam Appointments
Tuesday, May 21
 
11:30
Timothy Haerens
11:35
Kyle Wilcox
11:40
Nadine Parra
11:45
Gina Duran Salazar
11:50
Cynthia Duran Salazar
11:55
Lia Gonzalez
12:00
Alexa Harris
12:05
Kathleen Lopez
12:10
Christina Montoya
12:15
Yaritza Arellano
12:20
Jaime Ayala
12:25
Ashley Rusk
12:30
Stephany Elizabeth Maldonado
12:35
Gabriela Leon
Kim Dingle.  Girls with Dress Pole.  2001.
http://www.brooklynmuseum.org/eascfa/feminist_art_base/archive/images/458.901.jpg
12:40
Marie Contreras
 
12:45
Leslie Zelaya
12:50
Jonathan Dena
12:55
Zena McBride
1:00
Lindsey Williams
1:05
Jennifer Monroe
1:10
Breanne Terrazas
1:15
Edgar Carranza
1:20
Paniz Charkhchi
1:25
Dolores Gutierrez
1:30
Cameran Mc Coppon
1:35
Denise Puentes
1:40
Alyx Davalos
1:45
Janette Sharp
1:50
Sarah Sandoval
1:55
Jessica Santiago
 
2:00
Alexis Elguezabal