Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968

This large-scale exhibition examines the impact of women artists on the traditionally male-dominated field of Pop Art. It reconsiders the narrow definition of the Pop Art movement and reevaluates its critical reception.

Art Exhibition previously on at Brooklyn Museum of Art in Australia.
From Friday 15 October 2010 to Sunday 09 January 2011

Untitled, 1963 image Big Jim Colosimo, c. 1963 image Black Rosy, or My Heart Belongs to Rosy, 1965 image Car Tires, 1962 image Chubby Checker, 1964 image First Lady (Pat Nixon), 1967-72 image For All Their Innocent Airs, They Know Exactly Where They're Going, 1968 image Hall of Fame (Babe Ruth Baseball Cards), 1964 image Home Movies, 1963 image John Wayne, 1963 image Munchkins I, II & III, 1964 image My Heart Belongs to Marcel Duchamp, 1963 image Pencil, 1966 image Ridiculous Portrait (Queen Elizabeth), c.1965-72 image Sunflower, 1965 image Two Dollar Bill, c.1964 image Vacuuming Pop Art, 1967-72 image White Linear (Lilies), 1964 image With Love to Jean Paul Belmondo, 1962 image Young Woman's Blues, 1964 image

Published by Brooklyn Museum on Monday 03 May 2010.
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In uncovering important female artists, the show expands the canon to reflect more accurately the women working internationally during this period. The exhibition features more than fifty artworks by Chryssa, Niki de Saint Phalle, Rosalyn Drexler, Marisol, Yayoi Kusama, Jann Haworth, Vija Celmins, Lee Lozano, Marjorie Strider, Idelle Weber, and Joyce Wieland, among others.

Organization: Seductive Subversion: Women Pop Artists, 1958–1968 is organized by Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery of The University of the Arts, in Philadelphia. The Brooklyn Museum’s presentation is organized by Catherine Morris, Curator of the Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, Brooklyn Museum.

Publication: A catalogue accompanies this exhibition.

Support: This exhibition is funded by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage through the Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiative with additional support from the Marketing Innovation Program. This project is also supported by the
Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts.

Tour: Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, Philadelphia, January 22, 2010–March 15, 2010; Sheldon Museum of Art, Lincoln, Nebraska, July 30–September 24, 2010; Tufts University Art Gallery, Medford, Massachusetts,
January 20–April 3, 2011.