Lynda Benglis: Prints and Cast Paper from the 1970’s-2000’s on view at Goya Contemporary


BALTIMORE, MD.- Goya Contemporary Gallery is presenting a solo exhibition of post-minimalist, cult American artist, Lynda Benglis (b. 1941, Lake Charles, Louisiana). This major survey of works ON and OF paper is the artist’s first in Baltimore. Benglis broke through the 1960’s New York art scene with works of poured latex and foam in brash day-glow colors that were at once simple and complex; quickly establishing her position as a renegade, challenging the conventions and dogmatic primacy of Minimalism and Pop. The artist’s invention and bravatas drew attention almost immediately upon arriving in NY. In 1969, Benglis removed her work from an exhibition at the Whitney Museum due to curatorial strife as a consequence of hue selection within works slated for an “Anti-Illusion” exhibition. Benglis’ defiant nature was exemplified, again, by an iconic