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XX Redux: Revisiting a feminist art collective

Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University

February 2 through March 14, 2015

Double X was a feminist art collective that worked together from 1975-1985 and their founding statement read, "We are committed to expanding the notion of what is considered art. . ." This show presents work by original XX collaborators like Rachel Rosenthal and Barbara McCullough and work by younger women who are carrying on the collaborative, feminist spirit (e.g., Audrey Chan and Micol Hebron).

China's Lost Civilization: The Mystery of Sanxingdui

Bowers Museum

October 19, 2014 through March 15, 2015

In 1986, construction workers at Sanxingdui, outside of Chengdu in China, found a whole trove of fantastic objects that date back to about 1200 B.C., made of jade, bronze and elephant tusks. These objects are traveling to Santa Ana.

K8 Hardy: New Cuts

University Art Gallery, UC Irvine

January 10 through March 20, 2015

In Beautiful Radiating Energy, a film she made in 2004, K8 Hardy shouts while exercising. This will show alongside a 2005 film Hardy made, New Report: Morning Edition, which investigates the problem of objectification.

America Martin: How the Sun Goes

Joanne Artman Gallery

February 5 through March 31, 2015

America Marin's paintings of Americana (a jazz band, a Native American) recall Cubist and other iconic styles but also, apparently, "retains the rare quality of uncontrived spontaneity and vigor."

Alien She | Fred Tomaselli: The Times |Selections: Dieter Roth's Picadillies

Orange County Museum of Art

February 15 through May 24, 2015

"Alien She" explores the influence of Riot Grrrl culture on artists and includes work by the likes of Miranda July, Tammy Ray Carland and Faythe Levine. At the same time, the museum is showing unconventional painter Fred Tomaselli's altered front pages of the New York Times and the late Swiss artist Dieter Roth's multiple, printed-over, photographic blow-ups of a tourist postcard of Piccadilly Circus.

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