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SPARC: "Tomboys" Exhibition Opening Reception

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Name: SPARC: "Tomboys" Exhibition Opening Reception
Date: June 8, 2019
Time: 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM PDT
Event Description:


Visit the Durón Gallery at SPARC for Tomboys by artist Christina Schlesinger. Tomboys features a vibrant collection of artworks by Schlesinger that examines the intersections between gender, identity, fashion, sex, and representation. The exhibition includes over twenty mixed media oil paintings that explore self-portraiture, feminist nudes, and lesbian sex. Schlesinger’s body of work honors tomboys everywhere and contributes to an evolving conversation on gender and identity.

Opening Reception: June 8th | 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
On View: June 8th to August 16th 

About the Artist: Christina Schlesinger started at Cal Arts in the Feminist Studio Workshop and left to paint murals across Los Angeles. Feminism and activism have been core to Schlesinger’s work since she co-founded the Social and Public Art Resource Center (SPARC) in Venice, CA in 1976. She has received public art commissions and been a part of gallery exhibitions in California, New York, Massachusetts, Colorado and New Hampshire. Her activism extends to her involvement with the Guerrilla Girls where she is known as Romaine Brooks. Visit for more information about the artist.

685 Venice Blvd
Venice, CA 90291
Date/Time Information:
Opening Reception:
Saturday, June 8th
7:00 to 9:00 p.m.

On View: 
June 8th - August 16th 
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