Exhibition | Dona Ann McAdams: Performative Acts | Contemporary Art at Helen Day Art Center | Stowe | Art Week

Dona Ann McAdams: Performative Acts

Share this

Categories:

Exhibition Type:

How many artists: 
1

How many exhibition works:

Price Range: 
$5000 to
$175

Exhibition Total Value:

Country:

City:

Date: 
Wednesday, 5 August 2020 to Friday, 13 November 2020

Photographs from McAdams expansive oeuvre over the last forty years featuring essential documentation of the avant-garde performance and queer liberation scenes in New York in the ‘80s and ‘90’s, humane in situ portraits of those with cognitive disabilities, cloistered nuns, hot walkers at the race track, Appalachians, and farmers as well as luminous photos of horses, oxen, goats. 

Timed ticket entry only. Reserve your private viewing experience here: https://bit.ly/hdacticket

Curator ( Name ):

Artist ( Name ):

Artist ( Description ): 

In the mid-1970s, McAdams was inspired by her friendship with civil rights icon Harvey Milk to use her camera to encourage social change. She photographed the “NEA Four,” performance artists whose work became the focus of conservative outrage in the early 1990s. Images from this series are included in the exhibition, as are McAdams’ photographs of anti-nuclear protests, AIDS activism, people living with mental illness, nuns from St. Mary’s Convent, backstretch workers at a Saratoga Springs race track, and working farm animals.

A longtime New York City resident, McAdams now lives on a goat farm in Sandgate, Vermont, with her husband, the writer Brad Kessler.

Telephone: 
802-253-8358

Venue ( Name ):

Venue ( Address ): 

90 Pond St

Stowe, Vt 05672

Other shows from Helen Day Art Center

view
The History of the Concept of Race, Vermont Humanities Council speaker Prof. William Edelglass
08/19/2021
view
Exposed 2021 : Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition
07/10/2021 to 10/23/2021
view
Meleko Mokgosi: Scripto-visual, a solo exhibition
06/17/2021 to 11/13/2021
view
In Conversation - Ugochukwu-Smooth Nzewi, MoMA curator and Meleko Mokgosi
08/14/2021

Pages

 

Related Shows This Week

view
Derek Sullivan
09/09/2021 to 10/16/2021
view
Welcome Tom Mulqueen
02/11/2021 to 01/31/2022
view
Judy Nimtz: Intermundium
09/11/2021 to 10/09/2021
view
Arte in tabaccheria: Claudio Rossato
09/17/2021 to 10/01/2021
view
Welcome Renee DiNapoli
08/31/2021 to 08/31/2022
view
Shades of Purple 2021 | Award Exhibition
06/28/2021 to 09/30/2021
view
Nobuho Nagasawa: Drawn to the Light
08/19/2021 to 10/16/2021
view
Welcome Carole Olson - Camelback Gallery Featured Artist
08/26/2021 to 08/25/2022

Pages