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Selected artworks by female artists from El Museo del Barrio's Collection

March 21 - June 23, 2018
Hunter East Harlem Gallery

Curated by Arden Sherman

Anonymous female artisans from Chile, Tania Bruguera, Cristina Hernández Botero, Margarita Cabrera, Melissa Calderón, Maria Fernanda Cardoso, Melba Carillo, Marta Chilindron, Alessandra Expósito, iliana emilia garcia, Scherezade Garcia, Dulce Gómez, Carmen Herrera, Jessica Kairé, Carmen Lomas Garza, Evelyn López de Guzmán, Anna Maria Maiolino, Glendalys Medina, Ana Mendieta, Marina Núñez del Prado, Liliana Porter, Raquel Rabinovich, Nitza Tufiño

New artwork commissions by Melissa Calderón, Alessandra Expósito, and Glendalys Medina.

QUEENIE features a selection of artworks by female artists across various media from the Permanent Collection of El Museo del Barrio. The exhibition highlights the institution’s collection with a particular focus on the female artists and QUEENIE takes its title from a sculpture by Alessandra Expósito. The exhibition brings together works which prompt a multifarious dialogue around society and gender through the artists’ varying perspectives and experiences. As part of the exhibition, HEHG has invited three NYC-based artists to respond to the exhibition with a new commission that further explores the connections among the collecting process, societal change, and gendered experience.

Organized by Arden Sherman, Curator, Hunter East Harlem Gallery, Noel Valentin, Permanent Collection Manager, El Museo del Barrio, Elizaveta Shneyderman, Gallery Manager, Hunter East Harlem Gallery, and Olivia Gauthier, Gund Curatorial Fellow, Hunter College.

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