November 2 – December 23, 1990
An exhibition of fifteen lesbian artists from Los Angeles, New York, New Hope, Penn., and London. This show examines the construction of lesbian identity, offering a selection of work that, like the lesbian community, defies an easy interpretation or simple summary. Though the strategies of representation differ, this combination of artwork asserts a lesbian subject, and in so doing, it refuses the monolithic definitions that distance, mythologize, restrict, or exclude lesbian expression.
Curated by Pam Gregg with a catalogue designed by Susan Silton and edited by Catherine Lord. Arists featured: Laura Aguilar, Laurel Beckman, Kaucyila Brooke, Gaye Chan, Janet Cooling, Della Grace, Monica Majoli, Tracy Mostovoy, Catherine Opie, Beverly Rhoads, Nancy Rosenblum, Catherine Saalfield and Jackie Woodson, Collier Schorr and Millie Wilson. Videos and films presented in conjunction with this exhibition featured the work of Mary Ann Capehart, Silvana Afram, Pratibha Parmar, Julie Zando, Azian Nurudin, Abigail Child, Ellen Spiro, Cecilia Dougherty and Tommie Saeli.
LA Weekly article Vol 13 NO. 1, December 7- 13 1990 By Ralph Rugoff