Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics




Carolee Schneemann: Body Politics is the first survey in the UK of the work of American artist Carolee Schneemann (1939-2019) and the first major exhibition since her death in 2019. Tracing Schneemann’s diverse, transgressive and interdisciplinary work over six decades, the show celebrates a radical and pioneering artist who remains a feminist icon and point of reference for many contemporary artists and thinkers.

Bringing together paintings, sculptural assemblages, performance photographs, films and large-scale multimedia installations, as well as rarely seen archival material including scores, sketches, scrapbooks, programmes and costumes, this exhibition positions Schneemann as one of the most relevant, provocative and inspiring artists of the last century.

Lead image: Carolee Schneemann Newspaper Event, 29 January 1963 Judson Dance Theater, Judson MemorialChurch, New YorkPhotograph by Al Giese Courtesy of the Carolee Schneemann Foundation and Galerie Lelong & Co., HalesGallery, and P.P.O.W, New York and© CaroleeSchneemann Foundation / ARS, New York andDACS, London 2022 Photograph© Al Giese/ARS, NY and DACS,London 202

Duration 08 September 2022 - 08 January 2023
Times Sun-Wed 10am-6pm (last entry 5pm) Thu-Sat 10am-8pm (last entry 7pm)
Cost £18
Venue Barbican Art Gallery
Address Silk Street, London, EC2Y 8DS
Contact / art@barbican.org.uk / www.barbican.org.uk

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