Five women artists from the Southern hemisphere who refuse to stay at home.
With women still not fairly represented in major collections, Susan Best, author of Visualizing Feeling, looks at five women that you should know about.
Conceptual art can and has been labelled many things – but is it ever humorous?
Hélio Oiticica (1937-1980), B17 Glass Bólide 05 ‘Homage to Mondrian’, 1965, glass, textile, water, pigment and cork, 30 x 47.5 x 60 cm, © Projeto Hélio Oiticica.
Susan Best wonders whether to argue that affect is inhuman or pre-subjective is the theoretical version of George Costanza’s infamous ‘opposite George’ strategy.
The confessional, of course, has its appeal, but wouldn’t we rather have art that stimulates the mind as well as our emotions?