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Celebrating the overlooked women of abstract art

Judy Chicago, “Smoke Bodies” (1971-1972)

The abstract art canon is notoriously dominated by white men. The American modernist painter Hans Hofmann reportedly paid his student Lee Krasner the dubious compliment: “This painting is so good, you’d never know it was done by a woman”. In the same conversation, he acknowledged Krasner’s huge influence on the work of her husband, Jackson Pollock. It's an anecdote that perfectly encapsulates the erasure and negation of women from the abstract art world, across the 20thhellip;

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Saloua Raouda Choucair, “Fractional Module” (1947-1951)nbsp;Huguette Caland, “Body Scraps (Bribes de corps)” (1973)nbsp;Judy Chicago, “Smoke Bodies” (1971-1972)nbsp;Joan Mitchell, “Méphisto” (1958)nbsp;Barbara Hepworth, “Oval Sculpture (N°2)” (1943)nbsp;31Barbara KastenMETAPHASE 31986nbsp;
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