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Carolee Schneemann, Corporeal: Photographic Works 1963-2005

P.P.O.W Gallery
535 West 22nd Street, 3rd Floor, 212-647-1044
January 12 - February 11, 2006
Reception: Thursday, January 12, 6 - 8 PM
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Corporeal surveys Carolee Schneemann’s work in photography, painting, film and print mediums.

Schneemann’s captures four decades of political, social and sexual upheaval in an interconnected line from her photographic/performance works Eye Body and Interior Scroll, to the 1965 anti-Vietnam War film Viet-Flakes.

Recent works combining painting and computer-generated imagery in this exhibit include: Caged Cats I & II (2005), Dark Pond (2001-2005) and Terminal Velocity (2001) a photographic permutation of the events at the World Trade Center; here scanned sequences consecrate nine people, among the hundreds, falling to their inescapable deaths.

Carolee Schneemann is the recipient of Anonymous was a Woman grant. The New Museum of Contemporary Art featured a retrospective of her work in 1997. Her work has been included in exhibitions at the Whitney Museum of American Art, The Museum of Contemporary Art, LA, The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Georges Pompidou Centre, Paris, and is currently on view in Take Two. Worlds and Views. Contemporary Art from the Collection at Museum of Modern Art, NY. Her latest book, Imaging Her Erotics – Essays, Interviews, Projects was published by MIT Press.
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