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  • Lee Lozano, No Title, 1962, oil on canvas, 13 1/4 × 15 1/4".

    LEE LOZANO

    Museo Nacional Centro de Arte Reina Sofía
    Calle de Santa Isabel, 52
    May 30 - September 25

    Curated by Manuel J. Borja-Villel and Teresa Velázquez

    Forty-five years after Lee Lozano notoriously separated herself from the mainstream art world (with Dropout Piece, ca. 1970), her stature within it only continues to rise. Once viewed almost solely as an adjunct to Conceptualism—despite the fact that Lucy Lippard would retrospectively dub her “the major female figure” of the movement—Lozano is now also widely recognized as a formidable painter whose work intersected with both the Pop and Minimalist tendencies of the 1960s and early ’70s. Approaching her often highly sexualized early imagery via the liberatory theories of Herbert Marcuse and her later production by way of a professed interest in science, this exhibition will encompass the full range of her production, including her masterful 1967–70 series of “Wave” paintings.