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Kathy Butterly: ColorForm
JAN SHREM AND MARIA MANETTI SHREM MUSEUM OF ART
Clth, 9.5 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color / 10 duotone. | 8/20/2019 | In stock
Published by Jan Shrem and Maria Manetti Shrem Museum of Art.
Edited and with text by Dan Nadel. Text by Rachel Teagle, Jenelle Porter.
ColorForm is the first major monograph on the work of New York sculptor Kathy Butterly (born 1963). Encompassing 60 sculptures and 20 drawings from throughout Butterly’s career, all of which are reproduced here, it focuses mainly on the last ten years of her work.
Butterly is well known for her sculptures that challenge the conventions of ceramic tradition through oblique figurations of the body, with shapes that evoke mouths, feet and genitalia. Her work, which stands in historical dialogue with that of Ken Price, Viola Frey and Robert Arneson, engages with the politics of 20th-century femininity even as it leans ever closer to abstraction.
The works collected here chart the evolution of Butterly’s sensibilities and philosophical stance, tracking the development of her highly personal yet immediate and accessible ceramic language from explorations of the body to personhood and autobiography.
Clth, 9.5 x 9 in. / 160 pgs / 80 color / 10 duotone.
Pub Date 8/20/2019
Catalog: FALL 2019 p. 164
ISBN 9781942884439 TRADE
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