Was eccentric abstraction, held in 1966 at marilyn fischbach's gallery in new york it, too, was an attempt to blur boundaries – in this case between minimalism and something more sensuous and sensual – that is, in retrospect, something more feminist there was nothing innovative about the exhibition. Writer/s: lucy lippard title: doubletake: the diary of a relationship with an image date: 1996 book/source: the photography reader page: 343 - mica call number: tr140 p46 2003 stacks check shelf writer/s: lucy r lippard title: eccentric abstraction date: 1966 book/source: changing: essays in art criticism. Description: handwritten note on verso identifies creators of artworks seen in this view, and gives title of exhibit: eva hesse, frank viner, keith sonnier, and don potts eccentric abstraction, in collaboration w/ lucy lippard creator: unidentified forms part of: fischbach gallery records, 1937-2015, bulk 1963- 1977. In 2007, lucy lippard contributed an essay looking back at thirty years of feminism in the art world, based on notes for lectures she delivered at the museum of modern art's 2007 unconscious feminism began for me with the show i curated in new york city in 1966 called “eccentric abstraction” i hadn't a. Essays in art criticism lucy r lippard ii new york e p dutton & co, inc 1971 eccentric abstraction only the ugly is attractive champfleury the rigors of structural art would seem to preclude entirely any aberrations toward the exotic yet in the last three years, an extensive group of artists on both east and west.
In 1966 lippard curated her first exhibition titled, eccentric abstraction, a group exhibition that featured artist such as alice adams, louis bourgeois, gary kuehn, eva hesse, bruce nauman, don potts, keith sonnier and frank lincoln from the center: feminist essays on women's art, by lucy r lippard. Lucy lippard (b 1937) earned degrees from smith college and new york university before beginning her career as an art critic in 1962, when she began contributing to publications such as art international and later, artforum in 1966, she organized an exhibition entitled eccentric abstraction at the fischbach gallery in. Yale university press new haven and london david j getsy abstract bodies sixties sculpture i n the expanded field o f before postminimalism – heralded by lucy lippard's 1966 exhibition eccen- the essay in 1971, she retracted her statements about eccentric abstraction and its. Lucy lippard's recently published from the center: feminist essays on women's art and occasional articles in the art press were our text books, while the cultural discourse and practices of the decade it was lucy lippard, from her early identification of anti-form tendencies in the exhibition eccentric abstraction ( 1966).
In their 1968 essay “the dematerialization of art,” john chandler and lucy r lippard argued that the developments of conceptualism would transform art criticism “if the object becomes obsolete, objective distance becomes obsolete,” they wrote. Visit our website: https://googl/c6ctzh57553.
In 1966, lucy lippard included three examples of this work in “eccentric abstraction,” the exhibition she curated at the fischbach gallery in new york city the sculpture in this exhibition ran counter to the minimal “primary structures” of robert morris and sol lewitt, suggesting more intuitive and idiosyncratic approaches. Eccentric abstraction, art international 10:9 (nov 1966) upd in lippard, changing: essays in art criticism, 1971, pp 98-111 change and criticism: consistency and small minds, art international 9:9, new york, nov 1967 repr in lippard, changing: essays in art criticism, 1971, pp 23-34 with. Lucy lippard's essay 'eccentric abstraction', was published in art international in november 1966, to accompany the show of the same name that lippard curated at the fischbach gallery, new york the remit of 'eccentric abstraction' was to counter the prevalent minimal, or 'structural idioms currently dominating the.
8 lippard, eccentric abstraction '9 lucy lippard, eccentric abstraction: art / nternationo/,o no 9 (november ''}66): 40 20 lucy lippard eros presumptive: hudson '9]') rep lippard fromthe center: feminist essays on women's art ( new york: dutton '9]6) 39 see also lippard, a note on the politicsand aesthetics of a. It was lucy lippard who, in 1975, first described louise bourgeois as a woman artist who 'despite her apparent nicole dubroeuil-blondin, in an essay tracking lucy lippard's work as a feminist critic, argued that in the curation of eccentric abstraction was an explicit challenge to the then dominant current of formalism.