Description - Marlene Dumas by Barbara Bloom
A highly skilled 'painter's painter', Marlene Dumas comments through her work on the state of painting today while asking what it means to be a woman working within the predominantly male genre of expressionist art. She has exhibited since the late 1970s and her work has been included in major solo exhibitions at the Museum fur Moderne Kunst, Frankfurt (1998), and the Tate Gallery, London (1996), as well as in numerous group exhibitions, including, most recently, the 51st Venice Biennale (2005)Marlene Dumas is represented by Zeno X Gallery, Antwerp; Paul Andriesse, Amsterdam; Frith Street Gallery, London; Produzentengalerie, Hamburg;Le Case d'Arte, Milan.
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Ilaria Bonacossa is Curator at Fondazione Sandretto Re Rebaudengo in Turin, where her exhibitions have included 'India: The Subcontingent' (2006) and the series 'D-segni' (2004). She is a regular contributor to Flash Art and Mousse magazines. Dominic van den Boogerd is a critic, an art historian and, since 1995, Director of Amsterdam's De Ateliers programme for artists. From 1993 to 1995 he was Chief Editor for Metropolis M, and he continues to write for a number of journals and magazines, including Frieze, De Witte Raaf and Parkett. Barbara Bloom is an artist based in New York. Her work, which has its roots in Conceptualism and encompasses photography, installation and graphic design, has been featured in solo exhibitions at venues including the Serpentine Gallery in London (1990), the Museum of Contemporary Art in Los Angeles (1998) and the International Center for Photography in New York (2006). In 1998 she was awarded the Aperto prize for best young artist at the 43rd Venice Bienale. Mariuccia Casadio, a freelance writer on contemporary art, fashion and design, is a regular contributor to Vogue Italia and L'Uomo Vogue. From 1986-90 she was Editor of Vogue Italia, and from 1990-93 she was Interview's Editor at Large.