–>Elizabeth visits Hyejin Song’s open studio in New York and revisits thoughts about Louise Bourgeois’s mama spiders and the Punk rebellion. –the artblog editors——————–> Visitors to Hyejin Song‘s one-night open studio at the School of the Visual Arts were greeted by meandering lengths of razor-cut, stretched women’s stockings that alluded to feminine strength and resiliency. The airy and transparent material switched back and redoubled in strength as it skittered across the wall and floor, evoking the visible wake of Louise Bourgeois’s spider sculptures. In Bourgeois’s Maman, the dread and fear evoked by the matriarch’s knobby, batwing-arched legs is paired with ... More » »
Free workshops at black comix convention The 10th Annual East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention is back! Philadelphia will again host the convention on May 21 at The Crown Plaza Hotel on 1800 Market Street from 10 am – 7 pm.