Hidden and Illustrated.

So my nice walk into town concluded with an impromptu visit to a gem of an exhibition about female illustrators: Ocultas e Ilustradas. The title of the exhibitions translates roughly as ‘Hidden and Illustrated’. It tells the story of women in the Valencian printing industry.

In medieval times, women, to my surprise, did work in the printing industry, but unsurprisingly were rarely credited. Continue reading “Hidden and Illustrated.”

Public Modesty.

Pudique Publique, or Public Modesty was an exhibition by Annette Messager at the Valencian Institute of Modern Art, IVAM.  I hadn’t heard of her before, but it turns out she makes some pretty fascinating installations.

A few notes I scribbled at the gallery below …

> Forbidden

Interesting to think about what’s forbidden now, and what was forbidden in the past and how things change. Continue reading “Public Modesty.”