Women Artists Dominate the New Museum’s Spring Exhibitions

by Lan Truong

The New Museum’s (235 Bowery, New York, NY) women-dominated Spring Exhibitions opened this past week, and you should definitely mosey on over there and check it out. With five exhibitions on five floors, make sure you have a couple hours free to take everything in. Here’s a peek at two of my favorite exhibitions.

A few of Djurberg’s sculptures in The Parade, made from metal, clay, foam, fabric, adhesive, silicone, acrylic paint, varnish, wood, aluminum foil, and other materials. 

The Parade: Nathalie Djurberg (with Music by Hans Berg) Djurberg’s exhibition includes a room full of beautiful/creepy birds and animations that speak to her interest in physical and psychological transformation (note: Djurberg’s exhibition is located at Studio 231, which is right next door to the New Museum).

A piece from Barlow’s exhibition. Untitled: 21 arches, 2012  polystyrene, cement, scrim, paint, and varnish.

siege: Phyllida Barlow Barlow’s exhibition includes sculptures that take up a lot of space, and you can easily see that her work is inspired by objects that direct or impede movement through space.


Head on over the newmuseum.org for info on the other exhibits, museum hours, and ticket prices.

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