Cecily Brown’s “The river’s tent is broken” suggests any number of stories, all of them involving sensuality.
A man and a woman sit at a wooden table. What are they thinking? Carrie Mae Weems’ “Kitchen Table” is a meditation on one African-American woman’s life as revealed in the intimacy of her kitchen.
They said only men could make giant-sized art. Louise Nevelson (1899–1988) wasn’t having it. She made art any size she pleased, compulsively and boundlessly, with no regard for the art world’s opinion of what a female artist should or shouldn’t make.