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Description: Joan Snyder
(American, b.1940)
Untitled, 1969-70
magic marker and tape on paper
signed and dated lower right.

Provenance: Ruth S. Shaffner Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA.

Biography from the archives of AskArt:
Painter and printmaker Joan Snyder, born in Highland Park, New Jersey in 1940, has gone through a variety of subject matter in her career, all in an Expressionist*, highly personal vein. In the 1960s, she painted landscapes and portraits; in the 1970s, abstract, gestural* work evolving to feminist* subject matter; the 1980s, autobiographical subject matter and concern for the children of the world. Snyder often incorporates three-dimensional, collage* elements like cloth and even straw in her painting, and uses items for symbolic imagery related to women's consciousness raising such as valentines, cheesecloth, and chicken wire.

Snyder earned her B.A. degree in 1962 from Douglass College of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, and an M.F.A. degree in 1966 also from Rutgers. She married a photographer, and she and her husband moved to Martins Creek, Pennsylvania in 1974. Later she returned to New York City to live in a loft with her daughter.

In 1971, she had feminist consciousness-raising exhibitions of women's artwork in the library at Rutgers, where the faculty was all male. Discussions were organized around the work and drew large crowds of people, much to her satisfaction.

Her work is included in many public collections including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the Museum of Modern Art, the Whitney Museum of American Art, the Jewish Museum, the Guggenheim, the High Museum of Art, and the Phillips Collection.

In 2005, The Jewish Museum in New York City presented a 35-year survey of her work which then traveled to the Danforth Museum in Framingham, Massachusetts. Abrams Books published a monograph, Joan Snyder, in conjunction with the exhibition with an introduction by Norman Kleeblatt and essays by Hayden Herrera and Jenni Sorkin. In 2011, Dancing With The Dark: Joan Snyder Prints 1963-2010, a traveling retrospective of Snyder's prints, opened at the Zimmerli Art Museum in New Jersey accompanied by a catalogue with essays by Faye Hirsch and Marilyn Symmes, co-published by DelMonico Books/Prestel and Zimmerli Art Museum.
11" x 8 1/2" (sight), 15 1/4" x 12 3/4" (frame).

  • Dimensions: 11" x 8 1/2" (sight), 15 1/4" x 12 3/4" (frame).
  • Artist Name: Joan Snyder
  • Medium: magic marker and tape on paper

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September 26, 2020 11:00 AM EDT

Indianapolis, IN, US

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