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Three paintings by Ray Mack

Painter Ray Mack shoplifts from the dudes of art history

I first encountered Ray Mack’s art when we attended grad school together. I was instantly drawn to her playful, irreverent, and super smart paintings and the obvious feminist perspective behind them.

I first encountered Ray Mack’s art when we attended grad school together. I was instantly drawn to her playful, irreverent, and super smart paintings and the obvious feminist perspective behind them.

Bricks painted in white and blue with images of pansies

The revolutionary ceramics of Nicki Green

The first piece of Nicki Green’s I ever saw struck me in a way I did not expect from blue and white pottery. “Nina, after Bruce Labruce” is a clay jug painted in blue and white style that originated centuries ago in China. Repeating around the jug is a painting of Bruce Labruce’s photo of Nina Arsenault, nude, holding an AK47 and looking like the most powerful thing in the world.

The first piece of Nicki Green’s I ever saw struck me in a way I did not expect from blue and white pottery. “Nina, after Bruce Labruce” is a clay jug painted in blue and white style that ...

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