Current Exhibitions

“One In Herself”

March 11 – April 28, 2016
Juror: Audra Jacot
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REPRESENTED ARTISTS || Samantha Aasen, Meghan Bean, Jeanne Donegan, Katie Doyle, Tessa Edgren, Alicia Everett, Saskya Fun Sang, Jen Furlong, Mara Goldfine, Jessica Jokhi, Maya Just Maya, Samantha Kardos, Dorothy Kavka, Roberta Malkin, Grace Mattingly, Jennifer McNulty, Sidney Mullis, Dana Nechmad, Emily Nelson, Eva Nye, Adriana Poterash, Robin Power, Raffa Reuther, Jenna RIchards, Marcia Santore, Alison Slak, Fazilat Soukhakian, Moki Tantoco, Ardea Thurston-Shaine, Maikue Vang, Reisha Williams

“One in Herself” grapples with the tensions between the body/soul, intimacy/autonomy, and personal empowerment/objectification. Juried by Chicago-based curator Audra Jacot, the works in “One In Herself” evoke the original definition of the word “virgin” and explore what it means to be a woman “who is one-in-herself.”

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“Entirely Myself: Solo Exhibition by Lili Elbe”

March 11 – April 28, 2016
Private Collection of work by Lili Elbe

Woman Made Gallery is pleased to announce Entirely Myself: Solo Exhibition by Lili Elbe, featuring fifteen original works by the 19th century Danish landscape painter. Recognized as one of the first recipients of gender confirmation surgery in medical history, the story of Lili’s life has been adapted into two books; Man into Woman, and the international bestseller and critically acclaimed The Danish Girl.  With works spanning from 1904 through 1929, Entirely Myself is a rare showing of Lili’s art in a large group, as it has often not been available for public viewing.

Born Einar Wegener, Lili’s struggle prior to transition presents that of two opposing identities–feminine and masculine–fighting for dominance. To this end, like “One in Herself,” “Entirely Myself” presents work by an artist struggling to develop her own sense of self and wholeness. Collectively, these exhibitions explore the complexities of gender, sexuality, personhood, and identity, while simultaneously challenging repressive notions of womanhood and femininity.

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