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Rehistoricizing.org presents the work of women artists and artists of color from varied ethnic and cultural backgrounds who worked in a “pre post–race” environment, an era in which the artist hero was almost always a white male, in particular among abstract expressionists. Classic examples are Willem De Kooning, Jackson Pollack, Mark Rothko, all white men whose appeal was based as much on talent as a cult of personality. How did artists who did not fit the white male old survive in this milieu and make the work they were compelled to make? How can we learn from their experiences? Read more »

Rehistoricizing Abstract Expressionism in the Bay Area Symposium, opening remarks by San Francisco Art Institute Dean of Academic Affairs, Jeannene Przyblyski:

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Rehistoricizing the Time Around Abstract Expressionism in the Bay Area Exhibition at the Luggage Store Gallery, June 4 – July 31, 2010

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