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Lisa Corinne Davis

Lisa Corinne Davis is a visual artist and an Associate Professor at Hunter College, Department of Art.

Representing Rainbows

There's no arguing with Rainbows. A rainbow is a fact of life. Pots of gold, Judy Garland, magic, and wonder are all encapsulated in the image of the rainbow. They recall childhood memories, folklore, and middle school science, while holding a firm place in legend due to their beauty and the impossibility of explaining the phenomenon.

RAILING OPINION: Batman, Bernini and Young Romantics

I am a painter. I am also a professor in an MFA program where I hold seminars in which I talk to students about their work. I have done this for many years, and like many artists who teach, I sometimes rage against my role...

RAILING OPINION:
GODDESSES, OVARIES, AND THE SEDUCTRESS: Bring It On Home To Me

In the face of such forceful female imagery in the work of the graduate women artists I teach, I’ve had to wonder if there isn’t a renewed discussion hovering around the subject of feminism. Cynically I think, “Here we go again.”

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The Brooklyn Rail

DEC 19-JAN 20

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