Kukuli Velarde

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In Dialogue: Latina artists use clay, female form to explore personal, generational and cultural identity

https://www.berkshireeagle.com/arts_and_culture/arts-theater/ferrin-contemporary-clay-cristina-cordova–kukuli-velarde/article_af2cd06c-3c08-11ec-b324-f72d4c98e2dc.html By Jennifer Huberdeau, The Berkshire Eagle Nov 5, 2021 Velarde’s figure is looking out toward America, and at the same time side-to-side and behind, as an attitude of awareness to her surroundings. All of this is painted as an almost-but-not-quite-Vitruvian-meets-the-crucified-Christ-woman to comment on the the cultural expectations of femme […]

CORPUS at PAM

by Thomas Hine, For The Inquirer Published May 6, 2021 Inside the Art Museum’s new galleries, a promising profusion of art-makers and more expansive narratives An exhibition of works by local art-makers opens the Philadelphia Museum of Art’s new contemporary galleries. The new Early American galleries reframe that collection to tell a […]