Post-Minimalism

Minimalism and Conceptual Art opened the way for a variety of experimental practices in different media.

c. 1965 - 1980

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Senga Nengudi, Linda Goode Bryant and the Just Above Midtown Gallery
Senga Nengudi, Linda Goode Bryant and the Just Above Midtown Gallery

Just Above Midtown Gallery, founded by Linda Goode Bryant, was a space of artistic experimentation and innovation for Black artists and artists of color in New York City.

Lynda Benglis – ‘Form and Texture Create the Magic’
Lynda Benglis – ‘Form and Texture Create the Magic’

The sculptures of Lynda Benglis express nature and feeling through their organic forms and textures.

Michelangelo Pistoletto, <em>Newspaper Sphere</em>
Michelangelo Pistoletto, Newspaper Sphere

A key artist of the arte povera movement, Michelangelo Pistoletto came to London in May to recreate a seminal 1966 performance in which he rolled a ball of newspapers through the streets of Turin

Mario Merz, <em>Giap’s Igloo</em>
Mario Merz, Giap’s Igloo

Giap’s Igloo by Mario Merz invites you to consider your actions, and how those actions contribute to our larger existence.

Robert Colescott, <em>I Gets a Thrill Too When I Sees De Koo</em>
Robert Colescott, I Gets a Thrill Too When I Sees De Koo

Colescott asks—what are the implicit messages about Black womanhood embedded in American visual culture?

Kay WalkingStick, <em>Me and My Neon Box</em>
Kay WalkingStick, Me and My Neon Box

Me and My Neon Box embodies Kay WalkingStick’s process of working through questions about painting, sexuality, gender, and race.

The last work of Eva Hesse
The last work of Eva Hesse

Hesse proves that powerful, emotionally charged art doesn't have to be pretty.

Alternative art spaces in New York City
Alternative art spaces in New York City

Alternative art spaces created new paths and possibilities for art in the wake of modernism.

Self Help Graphics and Art
Self Help Graphics and Art

Beginning in 1973, Self Help Graphics and Art helped to redeploy the Mexican Día de Muertos for their neighborhoods in East Los Angeles to help the a Chicana/o and broader Latinx communities in the city.

Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF)
Royal Chicano Air Force (RCAF)

Royal Chicano Air Force, blending humor, politics, and public art since the early 1970s

Judy Chicago, <em>The Dinner Party</em>
Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party

Judy Chicago's landmark installation gives notable women from history a seat at the table.

Eleanor Antin, <em>Carving: A Traditional Sculpture</em>
Eleanor Antin, Carving: A Traditional Sculpture

The idea of sculpture was the subject of Antin’s work, which interrogates beauty, gender, and “traditional” art.

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