By Jesse Cumming
DEC 19-JAN 20 | Film
Has work always embodies a prickly relationship to the state and assumed social conventions. (Its worth noting Has lifelong commitment to such agitation, including his participation in the anti-government protests of the 1960 April Revolution, before his turn to filmmaking.) If the filmmakers oeuvre remains thrilling and unique 40 years later it arguably hinges upon such dissidence, complimented by a style which uses western points of referenceparticularly European arthouse onesin service of a distinctly domestic cinema responding to questions concerning South Korean society, politics, and cultural policy.
By Olivia Gauthier
OCT 2019 | ArtSeen
What Judy Chicago: Los Angeles truly showcases is how Chicago grappled early on with her place in a male dominated discourse. We see the methods through which she challenged and defied normative conventions, working to define a practice that would push the dialogue of contemporary art forward in the direction of feminist interests.