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Hot Mess Formalism

Hot Mess Formalism

Sheila Pepe

Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Omaha, Nebraska, USA 06/28/2018 – 09/15/2018

Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism examines how the artist often plays with feminist and craft traditions to counter patriarchal notions of recognized or accepted forms of art-making. Because Pepe’s works are often site-dependent, there is a critical relationship to traditional boundaries of museum display that are essential to her sculptural practice. While personal and cultural narratives

Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism, organized by Phoenix Art Museum, curated by Gilbert Vicario; Installation image courtesy Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, June–September 2018; Photo: Colin Conces Sheila Pepe: Hot Mess Formalism, organized by Phoenix Art Museum, curated by Gilbert Vicario; Installation image courtesy Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE, June–September 2018;