On the occasion of Drawing Now Art Fair, CultureSecrets invites you to a guided tour of the exhibition "The Feminine Prism". The 16th edition of Drawing Now Art Fair honors women artists and their commitment to contemporary creation, discover this exhibition curated by Joana P. R. Neves which presents through a selection of works from the Frac Picardie and invited artists, a look at the pioneering and innovative aspect of women artists.
If the history of art has often forgotten the important place occupied by women artists, the exhibition The Feminine Prism: Machines, Oocytes, Sons, Potions pays tribute to some of them, who, through their drawings, have played a determining and even pioneering role. Tania Mouraud, for example, is considered, with tenderness, as the grandmother of Street Art. Vera Molnar is a pioneer in the systematic use of computers in drawing. Pierrette Bloch, for her part, used horsehair thread, in a nod to sewing, as the materialized line of drawing, or even writing. Calligraphy, an art form that in Europe is considered more ornamental, a domain specific to women, is also an important part of this exhibition. It is used to deviate the logic of the word and to leave in a creativity that would be more restricted by the reason, understood as a masculine part of the society, used to exclude the women, whose hysteria prevented them, considered, to be operational.
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Saturday March 25th at 3pm
Drawing Now Art Fair
Le Carreau du Temple
4, rue Eugène Spuller
Your name will be on a list at the entrance of the event
Louise Aleksiejew, Placard (Kogelnik), 2020. Graphite sur papier Canson, 24 x 32 cm © Collection Frac Picardie