Woodman bucked trends in high school and beyond. She was the first women artist to be alive when she got a retrospective at the Met in 2006. Art critic Peter Schjeldahl wrote at the time, "At the age of 76, she is beyond original, all the way to sui generis."
"Woodman is often associated with the beginning of a trend in the mid-1970s toward raising traditionally low forms of art-making - ones that were not painting, sculpture, drawing, and printing - to the higher status of those other mediums. For Woodman, this was accomplished by radically experimenting with ceramics, in the process alluding to Italian […]
Though she trained as a craftsperson, Woodman quickly outgrew the conventions of craft and began making powerful, unclassifiable work. The post Betty Woodman, Pathbreaking Ceramicist, Dies at 87 appeared first on Hyperallergic.
Legendary ceramist Betty Woodman has died.
Greenwood Gardens, an historic public garden located astride the second ridge of the Watchung Mountains an hour outside New York City, presents the exhibition Betty Woodman: In the Garden from August 1 through November 15, 2016. In the...Show More Summary
There are certain mornings when kitchens become works of art. The red checkered tablecloth, the fruits in the fruit bowl, the colored coffee mugs with their scratched off insignias, and the cabinet's best selection of boxed cereals,Show More Summary
The ICA presents the first UK solo presentation of works by Betty Woodman (born 1930), one of the most important contemporary artists working with ceramics today. The exhibition focuses on work Woodman has created in the last ten years, including a number of major new mixed media pieces. Show More Summary
Betty Woodman is best known as a ceramicist, but her work is perhaps more engaged with painting. In an exhibition of exuberantly colored, hybrid works at David Kordansky, the 84-year-old artist plays with her signature vase form, popping it in and out of the picture plane with joyous abandon.
David Kordansky Gallery announces Illusions of Domesticity, an exhibition of new work by Betty Woodman. The exhibition opened on Saturday, January 31, 2015 at 5130 W. Edgewood Place and will continue on view through March 21, 2015. Legendary...Show More Summary
Credits: George and Betty Woodman, and Victoria Miro, London Alt Text: Small sketch for a piece about bridges and tiaras, New York, 1980 Victoria Miro show reveals talented, mysterious American photographer in new light Hot Ticket Wednesday,...Show More Summary
In the exhibition Playing House four artists, Betty Woodman, Ann Chu, Ann Agee and Mary Lucier, install their own artwork into and around several period rooms on the 4th floor, activating the space to engage the viewer to think differently about … Continue reading …
In the NYT, Ted Loos explains how and why Betty and George Woodman have safeguarded their daughter Francesca’s work. SFMOMA has launched a major Woodman show. The UK-based Index on Censorship asked Washington Post art/architecture/culture...Show More Summary