Feminist Art in the 1970s: A Brief Overview of the Westcoast Women's Art Movement
a lecture by Karen LeCocq
Sunday February 20th, 3pm
Craftswoman House, 929 North Oakland Avenue, Pasadena 91104
Professional artist and lecturer, Karen LeCocq is a mixed media sculptor who has shown nationally and internationally in galleries as well as major museums, among them: The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, NY, The Los Angeles Museum of Contemporary Art and The Armand Hammer Museum, Los Angeles, CA. LeCocq was a member of the first feminist art program under the direction of Judy Chicago at CSUF and the second feminist art program at California Institute of the Arts under the direction of Chicago and Miriam Schapiro. At Cal Arts in 1971-72, she participated in the creation of WOMANHOUSE, the first public feminist collaborative art project and exhibition in the world. The project received international attention and was reviewed in TIME magazine as well as art publications around the globe.