Episode No. 475 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast features artist Amy Cutler and curator Samantha Friedman.
Cutler is included in “Telling Stories: Resilience and Struggle in Contemporary Narrative Drawing” at the Toledo Museum of Art. The exhibition, which also features Robyn O’Neil and Pootoogook examines how the three artist have used contemporary drawing to build and explore narrative. Curated by Robin Reisenfeld, “Telling Stories” will be on view through February 14, 2021.
Cutler’s paintings join feminism-informed suggested or hinted-at narratives to traditions that include miniature painting, textile design, nature and landscape, and more. Her work has been featured in solo exhibitions at the Joslyn Art Museum in Omaha, the Virginia Museum of Contemporary Art in Virginia Beach, at SITE Santa Fe, the Weatherspoon Art Museum at the University of North Carolina, Greensboro, and more.
In February 2021 the Madison (Wisc.) Museum of Contemporary Art will present a survey of Cutler’s work.
On the second segment, Museum of Modern Art, New York curator Samantha Friedman discusses “Degree Zero: Drawing at Midcentury.” On view through February 6, 2021, the exhibition examines how artists on five continents used drawing to create new visual languages in the years after World War II.
Air date: December 10, 2020.