image credit: Nicholas Ruiz. Bow Tie #11. Assembled December 2011. Nylon stockings, spray acrylic, spray metallic, metal scissor, twine, metal wiring, women's vintage brooch. Forest Hills, Queens, New York.
December 18, 2011–March 26, 2012
The first museum exhibition in the United States of the work of Sanja Iveković (b. 1949, Zagreb) covers four decades of the artist's remarkable career. A feminist, activist, and video pioneer, Iveković came of age in the post-1968 period, when artists broke free from mainstream institutional settings, laying the ground for a form of praxis antipodal to official art. Part of the generation known as the Nova Umjetnička Praksa (New Art Practice), Iveković produced works of cross-cultural resonance that range from conceptual photomontages to video and performance. Read more.