Monday, 23 May 2011

Women Make Sculpture

Pangolin London is currently showing Women Make Sculpture, a title which hints that the female of the species isn't getting her fair crack of the whip when it comes to recognition of sculpting skills (apart from silly hats, of course). The exhibition asks: What can women offer sculpture? It answers its own question by displaying mainly modern junk. A painted Yellow sculpture looks like a discarded bra and a Mountain of ejaculations depicts a penis being fired like a gun: fair female comment, I suppose. Dorothy Cross's Finger Crab in sterling silver is the best I could find. And yes, it does strike me as showing a female perspective, although I'm still trying to figure out why! Male finger? Crabs? Er....


At 24/5/11, Anonymous Anonymous said...

That story so full of machismo
disgusting, of course must be someone
taught him not to know that women
we have an art born. And what is causing me
denoted shame as someone very
inept. Thanks

At 25/5/11, Blogger Coxsoft Art said...

Machismo? Me?


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