Every day you have to abandon your past or accept it, and then, if you cannot accept it, you become a sculptor. ...more
A Rumpus series of work by women, trans, and nonbinary writers that engages with rape culture, sexual assault, and domestic violence.
Tags: Abuse, childhood trauma, Claire Falkenstien, domestic violence, ENOUGH, Kayla Eason, Louise Bourgeois, misogyny, patriarchy, Politics, rape, Rape culture, relationships, Richard Serra, Ruth Asawa, Sex, sexism, sexual abuse, sexual assault, sexual harassment, sexual identity, sexual trauma, sexual violence, sexuality, sisters, toxic masculinity, trauma
Why, in art of all things, should we ignore the intuition of the body? ...more
Tags: body autonomy, Brock Turner, Dean Allbritton, female bodies, female body, femininity, Film, gender inequality, gender roles, Louise Bourgeois, male fragility, masculinity, misogyny, objectification, Pedro Almodovar, rape, representation, Rosa Boshier, Sandra Peña-Sarmiento, sexism, sexual abuse, sexual harassment, sexual violence, The Skin I Live In, trauma, women's bodies
Jared Pappas-Kelley discusses his forthcoming book, SOLVENT FORM.
Tags: Agnes Martin, art world, Banksy, Chapman Brothers, David Weiss, diy, Fatal Strategies, Gardar Eide Einarsson, george sand, instagram, Jared Pappas-Kelley, Jean Tinguely, Jonathan Mayhew, Laura: A Journey into the Crystal, Louise Bourgeois, Momart, Museum of Lost Art, museums, Peter Fischli, Rachel Whiteread, riot grrrl, Robert Irwin, Sarah Winchester, Stéphane Breitwieser, The Magic Mountain, Thomas Hirschhorn, visual art, Walter Benjamin
I’ve worked through the pain, and made something useful and creative out of it. ...more
Tags: Allyson McCabe, anger, Clothes Clothes Clothes Music Music Music Boys Boys Boys, custody, diaries, divorce, Esme Blegvad, family, London, Louise Bourgeois, memoir, mothers, mothers and daughters, Music, parents, punk, Roxy Club, sisters, The Slits, The Vermilion Border, To Throw Away Unopened, Viv Albertine, Wanted/Needed/Loved
We are thrilled to bring you this new Rumpus comic series from Deb Lucke!
Tags: Art, cloathing, comic, Deb Lucke, In Situ, Louise Bourgeois, museum, patrons, reporting, statue, winter
From the world’s oldest ham to corvettes crushed in a sinkhole, some of the greatest wonders of our museums are available 24/7 through online webcams. Don’t miss these ten museum web cams trained upon unique sites around the world including Warhol’s grave, Louise Bourgeois’s spider sculpture, the Museum of the Paranormal, and other fun sites to […]
Joanna Walsh discusses her story collection,
Vertigo, consciousness, artifice, and simultaneity. ...more
Tags: Alice Munro, Amalgamemnon, Amina Cain, and simultaneity, artifice, Books, christine brooke-rose, collections, consciousness, Danielle Dutton, Dorothy, Edward Ardizzone, Eleanor Catton, fiction, gender, george saunders, Georges Perec, Grow a Pair, Hotel, Interviews, joanna walsh, Joshua Marie Wilkinson, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Leonora Carrington, Louise Bourgeois, lydia davis, Michael Foreman, Quentin Blake, research, sarcasm, short stories, Vertigo, women writers, writing, writing process
Louise Bourgeois is the rare artist whose orbit intersects with many big thinkers and personalities of the last century, while always remaining relevant and enduring. Not bad for ninety-seven. I love the way she hones her images and takes them into new psychological spaces, and even the way her voice sounds when she speaks. On […]