LYNDA BENGLIS │ Hepworth Wakefield → 1 July 2015

Raptor, 1995-96 Stainless steel, wire mesh, silicone and bronze
Raptor, 1995-96. Stainless steel, wire mesh, silicone and bronze

Hr retṛspctv at ɖ Hepẉʈ Wêcfīld z a revlešn. **** – Êdrı̣n Srl, Ɖ Gādı̣n

Nʈñ z evr riyli az it sīmz: fand metl sīmz weitls n frajîl: inwms bilowñ pîlz v led sīm cinetc; n ɖ ātist hrslf sīmz t b constntli čalinjñ s t criet âr ôn mīnñz rgādñ abstract fwmz.It’s Nîs Ɖt

Lynda Benglish 1970, originally published in Life. Feb. 1970. Photo by Henry Groskinsky. © Life Inc.
Lynda Benglish 1970, originally published in Life. Feb. 1970. Photo by Henry Groskinsky. © Life Inc.

XIBIŠN

Ɖ Hepẉʈ Wêcfīld priznts ɖ YC’s frst myziymsrve v wrc bî Grīc-Americn ātist n feminist îcon Linda Benglis. Ɖs hîli antisipetd xibišn wl b ɖ ljst prezntešn v Benglis’ wrc in ɖ YC, fīčrñ aproxiṃtli 50 wrcs ɖt wl span ɖ intîṛti v hr pṛlific c̣rir t dêt.

Êjd 73, Benglis z wn v America’z most significnt livñ ātists. Born in 1941 in Luīziana, YSA, š wz heṛldd az ɖ ér t Poḷc bî Lîf maġzīn in 1970, n imrjd az pāt v a jeṇrešn v ātists fwjñ ny apročz t sculpčr n pêntñ in ɖ wêc v Abstract Xprešnizm, Miniṃlizm n Popāt.

Cântñ Andi Wōhol, Sol LeWit n Bānit Nymn amñ hr frendz n pirz, Benglis istablišt hr c̣rir wɖn a mêl-dominetd āt wrld n bcem fems nt onli fr hr radicl riinvižnñ v sculpčr n pêntñ ʈru hr ŕli wrcs yzñ wax n pord lêtx, bt olso fr hr wrcs dīlñ wɖ feminist poḷtcs n slfimij.

BÎOGṚFI

Born in Lêc Čālz, Luīziana in 1941, Linda Benglis muvd t Ny Ywc Siti in ɖ lêt 1960z.  Š nâ rzîdz in Ny Ywc n Santa Fe, Mexico, n z ɖ rsipı̣nt v a Ggnhîm Felôšp n tu Našnl Indâmnt fr ɖ Āts grants, amñ uɖr comndešnz. Hr wrc z held in impwtnt public c̣lẋnz n hz bn xibitd at Têt Modn, Ɖ Myziym v Modn Āt n ɖ Ẇitni Myziym.

Benglis wz ɖ subjct v a 2010–11 inṭnašnl retṛspctv ɖt travld t Ɖ Îriš Myziym v Modn Āt, Dublin; Ɖ Von Aḅmŭzeum, Indôvn; L’Conswsium, Dīžõ; Ny Myziym, Ny Ywc; n ɖ Myziym v Cntmprri Āt, Los Anjlīz. Most rīsntli, in ŕli 2014, Benglis šôcêst a siriz v ny sramic wrcs in a sôlo xibišn at Čîm n Rīd, Ny Ywc, n Toms Dên Gaḷri, Lundn.”

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Mīca Hâzr, Đ HUFÑTN PÔST, 25 Māč 2015
Ivet Hudlstn, Đ YWCŠR PÔST, 22 Febrri 2015
Ana McNe, STYDIO INṬNAŠNL, 16 Febrri 2015
Sfīa Sačl-Baeza, SLĪC, 9 Febrri 2015
Imelda Bānād, Đ APOLO MAĠZĪN, 6 Febrri 2015
Emili Gozlñ, IT’S NÎS ĐT, 6 Febrri 2015
Êdrı̣n Srl, Đ GĀDỊN, 5 Febrri 2015
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