Film, Video Textured Abstractions: Howardena Pindell's Cut & Sewn Paintings

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  • Textured Abstractions: Howardena Pindell's Cut & Sewn Paintings

Summary

  • Sarah Cowan discusses the cut and sewn paintings of 1970s artist Howardena Pindell in the context of aesthetic debates engendered by the Black Arts Movement, the women's art movement and shifts in modernist criticism. Pindell's paintings used texture as a strategy for conveying her affinities for African culture, administrative and craft labor, feminine adornment and modernist art.

Event Date

  • March 30, 2018

Notes

  • -  Sarah Cowan is 2017-2018 Smithsonian Fellow in Residence.

Running Time

  • 1 hours 1 minutes 25 seconds

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