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Review for Women's eNews, New York, NY, USA
Woman’s e-news is important for woman worldwide. You are getting our message out, This is very important. We, as women, need a voice and You make a difference, for women's equality. Women's e-news both informs and inspires me. It is important to see the steady and relentless efforts worldwide to help turn the tide of oppression and lack of awareness of the status of women. The event that I held was intended to wake up the public of the inequality of the genders that is still prevalent in today’s art world. It went very well. Passerby’s loved my sculpture “Tree”. I hope that this will make a difference when it comes to women being able to exhibit their sculptures in public places. I am asking for your help to make the changes happen. All the best to you and your wonderful E-News! Thank you. Carole Feuerman FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Carole Feuerman’s Sculpture “Tree” to be Photographed on the Corner of 23rd Street & 5th Avenue at 12:00 pm May 21, 2010 This Friday, May 21, at 12:00 pm, New York-based artist Carole Feuerman will have a showing of her sculpture, Tree, which will be placed next to the Antony Gormley’s nude bronze figure. Viewers will be able to see Feuerman’s version of “Eve and Adam” in Madison Square Park on the corner of 23rd Street and 5th Avenue. Tree, 2009, Oil and Resin, 62” x 16” x 12” Courtesy of Jim Kempner Fine Art photo: Ellen Page Wilson For the past thirty years, Feuerman has consistently encountered obstacles when exhibiting her sensual artwork. After being admonished by several public institutions, including three museums, for trying to exhibit her nude female figures. The institutions, suggesting that her work was inappropriate for public display, have similarly allowed for male nude figures to exist on their premise. This double standard, for which many public art institutions are known for, is meant to be highlighted with the temporary showing of Tree next to Gormley’s nude male figure from his current exhibit, Event Horizon. Feuerman hopes that this temporary showing, inspired by her personal and professional experiences as a female artist, will serve as a platform to address women’s issues in art and society. She states that this installation is not about either artist or their individual intentions, but more about the landscapes open to men in society and not to women. A recipient of the Peabody Award, the Betty Parson Sculpture Award and the Medici Awards, Carole Feuerman’s sculpture has been in museum exhibitions and galleries throughout the world. Past solo exhibitions include a retrospective at the Amarillo Museum of Art in Texas in 2008; By the Sea, curated by John T. Spike at the Pavilion Paradiso at the Venice Biennale; and a one person show at Jim Kempner Fine Art in New York City. Recent exhibitions include Carole A. Feuerman: Reality Check at Sculpturesite Gallery, CA; Psychedelic: Optical and Visionary Art since the 1960’s at the San Antonio Museum of Art, San Antonio, TX; and an upcoming retrospective at the El Paso Museum of Art in El Paso, TX. Feuerman’s work can also be found in the permanent collections of the Frederick R. Weisman Art Foundation; Grounds for Sculpture; The Atlantic Foundation; Fort Lauderdale Art Museum; President Mikhail S. Gorbachov Foundation; The Malcolm Forbes Magazine Collection; President Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton; and Dr. Henry Kissinger. For more information visit www.feuerman-studios.com or feuermansculpture.blogspot.com. Carole A. Feuerman | 28 West 27th St, 4th Floor, New York, NY 10001 | 212.213.4988 Carole Feuerman is acknowledged as one of the world’s prominent hyper-realist sculptors. Among the notable honors Feuerman has received are the Peabody Sculpture Award, the Betty Parsons Award in sculpture, the Lorenzo de Medici Prize at the 2001 Biennale di Firenze, and First Prize at the 2008 Beijing Biennale. Her work is in collections of His Majesty the Emperor of Japan, President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger, former Soviet Premier Mikhail Gorbachev, the Absolute Art Collection, and Forbes Magazine. Public collections include The Amarillo Museum of Art, The Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, The Bass Museum, The Tampa Museum, The Boca Raton Museum, The San Antonio Museum of Art, The Miami Children's Museum, Queensborough Community College Art Museum, Brandeis University, and Grounds For Sculpture. This decade alone has seen Feuerman honored with prominent solo exhibitions, inclusion in prestigious shows around the world, and numerous publications. Her work was featured in “An American Odyssey, 1945/1980: Debating Modernism,” a survey including over a hundred works and seen in Spain and New York in 2004. The following year she was given a comprehensive one-person show, entitled “Resin to Bronze Topographies,” at Queensborough Community College of the City University of New York. In 2007 Feuerman's solo exhibition, “By the Sea,” appeared at the Pavilion Paradiso in connection with the Biennale di Venezia, followed by a solo show, “Lust & Desire,” at the art-st.-urban sculpture center outside Luzern, Switzerland. The following year, besides recognition in both the Third International Beijing Biennale and in the same city’s Olympic Fine Arts Exhibition, Feuerman mounted a solo show, “La Scultura incontra la realta,” at Florence’s Moretti Fine Art, and was included in Venice’s OPEN International Sculpture Exhibition. At the end of 2008, Feuerman’s retrospective, “Silence-Passion-Expression,” opened at the Amarillo Art Museum in Texas, which has been nominated by the AISEI for the best Monographic Exhibition for 2008-2009. Her next retrospective will be in August 2010 at the El Paso Museum of Art. In 2009 Feuerman showcased in a solo outdoor exhibition along with Etruscan sculpture at the Archeological Museum in Fiesole, Italy; had a solo exhibition, “Swimmers, Bathers, Nudes,” at Jim Kempner Fine Art in New York; and was included in “Art and Illusion: Masterpieces of trompe-l’oeil from Antiquity to the Present” at the Palazzo Strozzi. This past January saw her Monumental Shower included in “intimacy!” a new exhibition at the Kunstmuseum Ahlen in Germany. This spring and summer will also find Feuerman at Art Beijing, Art Chicago, Art Amsterdam, the San Francisco Fine Art Fair, and Pulse Art Basel. Finally, just published by Hudson Hills Press this February 2010, is the second edition of Carole A. Feuerman: Sculpture, written by Eleanor Munro and David Finn, the latest in a long string of publications and catalogues going back more than thirty years. -Peter Frank 28 West 27th Street, 4th Floor, Room 488 New York, NY 10001, USA www.Feuerman-Studios.com firstname.lastname@example.org phone & fax: 1-212-213-4988
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