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Barbara Hammer: Catalog of Works and Images

Hammer, Barbara

Barbara Hammer is a visual artist primarily working in film and video. Her work reveals and celebrates marginalized peoples whose stories have not been told. Her cinema is multi-leveled and engages an audience viscerally and intellectually with the goal of activating them to make social change. She has been honored with 5 retrospectives in the last 3 years: The Museum of Modern Art in New York City, Tate Modern in London, Jeu de Paume in Paris, the Toronto International Film Festival and Kunsthalle Oslo in Norway. Her book Hammer! Making Movies Out of Sex and Life was published in 2010 by The Feminist Press at The City University of New York. Her first NYC exhibition of her drawings and paintings from 1969-71 was held at Company Gallery (9/13-10/11/2016).

Types of work include: films, photographs, installations, performances


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Research Center for Arts and Culture
Art Cart Collection
Published Here
September 27, 2016


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