The Feminine- in its many forms

October 11th, 2012 Posted in Uncategorized

Fall 2012 showcases several exhibitions in Cleveland devoted to the female.

MS MISS MRS, 21st Century Expressions of the Second Sex opened at Ursuline College‘s Wasmer Gallery on August 25th, curated by Alenka Banco of Convivium 33 Gallery. MISS MS MRS spotlights works by well known female artists in the area. The metamorphosis of a woman through the different stages of life is portrayed in a variety of media by women at all stages of their careers.

MISS MS MRS at Ursuline College

Brandt Gallery opens Object of Beauty on October 12th. Photos and video art by Cynthia Penter and Michelle Marie Murphy will explore beauty as an abstraction and obsession.

And finally, the Cleveland Museum of Art launches Mary Cassatt and the Feminine Ideal in 19th-Century Paris on October 13, 2012. With works by Cassatt, as well as her contemporaries such as Renoir and Toulouse-Lautrec, 19th-century interpretations of femininity are explored.

Maybe 2012 is the year of the Enlightened Feminine?

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