Arte & curiosità dal mondo

Venice Art Biennale 2022 – Artworks by Miriam Cahn

Artist: Miriam Cahn (Switzerland)
Year: 2021
Installation view at: Venice Art Biennale 2022
Photo Credits: Barbara Picci

From the 1970s to the mid-1990s, Miriam Cahn shunned painting as an act of feminist resistance against the Western art world’s male, Abstract and Minimalist Zeitgeist. Painting had passed its art historical prime by the 1990s, and Cahn picked up the brush at the age of forty-five. The artist explores what she believes to be the innate treachery, brutality, and beauty in the human condition, always in response to current events and with a staunchly progressive bend. Cahn’s imagery subsumes the viewer into nightmarish dreamscapes that evoke the violence felt on a human, bodily level as the result of global policy, war, and oppression…
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