“The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power, 1973-1991” at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston


Laurie Simmons, First Bathroom/Woman Standing

Currently on view at the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston is “The Deconstructive Impulse: Women Artists Reconfigure the Signs of Power,” an examination of “the crucial feminist contribution to the development of deconstructivism in the 1970s and ’80s.” The exhibition features over 20 women artists, including Judith Barry, Dara Birnbaum, Barbara Bloom, Sarah Charlesworth, the Guerrilla Girls, Lynn Hershman Leeson, Susan Hiller, Jenny Holzer, Deborah Kass, Mary Kelly, Silvia Kolbowski, Barbara Kruger, Louise Lawler, Sherrie Levine, Adrian Piper, Martha Rosler, Cindy Sherman, Laurie Simmons, Lorna Simpson, Sturtevant, Carrie Mae Weems, and Hannah Wilke.


Sarah Charlesworth, Figures from “Object of Desire I”

The Contemporary Arts Museum Houston will have the exhibition on show until April 15th. You can find more information on their website (admission is always free! no excuse to miss out!)

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About Women and Their Work Gallery

Known for its pioneering spirit, embrace of artistic innovation, and commitment to Texas audiences and artists, Women & Their Work Art Space is a one of a kind statewide non-profit organization. Voted “Best Gallery” numerous times in the Austin Chronicle Readers Poll, Women & Their Work Gallery showcases exhibitions of contemporary art throughout the year and presents performances, readings, film screenings and educational outreach programs.
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