Episode No. 499 of The Modern Art Notes Podcast is a Memorial Day weekend clips episode featuring Senga Nengudi.
The Philadelphia Museum of Art is presenting “Senga Nengudi: Topologies,” a survey of Nengudi’s career. It is on view through July 25. It was organized by Stephanie Weber for the Lenbachhaus Munich; the Philadelphia presentation was spearheaded by Amanda Sroka with assistance from Alexis Assam.
Nengudi came to prominence in the 1960s and 1970s with abstract sculpture made from common materials, work that was often fused with a performative element.
Images are available with Episode No. 331.
Air date: May 27, 2021.