Carolee Schneemann

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Carolee Schneemann (12 October 1939 – 6 March 2019) was an American visual artist, known for her discourses on the body, sexuality and gender. She received a B.A. from Bard College and a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Illinois. Her work is primarily characterized by research into visual traditions, taboos, and the body of the individual in relation to social bodies.

  • Carolee Schneemann: Up to and Including Her Limits, New York: New Museum, 1996, 68 pp. Catalogue of the first museum exhibition devoted to three decades of Schneemann’s work in the United States. Excerpt.
  • Carolee Schneemann: Kinetic Painting, ed. Sabine Breitwieser, Salzburg: Museum der Moderne Salzburg, and Munich: Prestel, 2015, 331 pp. Catalogue. [1]
  • Carolee Schneemann: Uncollected Texts, ed. Branden W. Joseph, Brooklyn, NY: Primary Information, 2018, 150 pp. [2]
  • "What Matters", PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art 41:2, May 2019, pp 16-18. [3]
  • Correspondence Course: An Epistolary History of Carolee Schneemann and Her Circle, ed. Kristine Stiles, Duke University Press, 2010, 576 pp. Reviews: Higgins (Theatre Research Int), Augsburg (TDR), Boaden (Contemporary Theatre Rev).