Works by internationally acclaimed photorealist Audrey Flack of women neglected or demonized in history feature in a New York exhibition.
With a career that has spanned six decades, artist and sculptor Audrey Flack hardly needs an introduction. Today, even at the experienced age of 84, Flack continues to produce powerful works that frequently find themselves in renowned public and private collections.

Audrey Flack, “Marilyn,” 2011, charcoal and pastel on paper, 18 1/2 x 13 1/2 in. (c) Audrey Flack 2015

Audrey Flack, “Une Bouchee d’Amour,” 2013, digital print and serigraph, 15 5/8 x 13 in. (c) Lafayette College 2015


This fall, visitors will have a unique chance to experience works by Flack at The Hyde Collection in Glens Falls, New York. “Audrey Flack: Heroines” will feature a number of works in a variety of mediums that spotlight women who have been demonized and mistreated throughout history. Although the works shown were produced over the past four years, the subjects parallel Flack’s work in the 1970s, in which the artist centered her artistic lens on heroic feminist imagery.
The exhibition, which opened September 26, will be on view through January 3.
To learn more, visit The Hyde Collection.
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Andrew Webster is the former Editor of Fine Art Today and worked as an editorial and creative marketing assistant for Streamline Publishing. Andrew graduated from The University of North Carolina at Asheville with a B.A. in Art History and Ceramics. He then moved on to the University of Oregon, where he completed an M.A. in Art History. Studying under scholar Kathleen Nicholson, he completed a thesis project that investigated the peculiar practice of embedded self-portraiture within Christian imagery during the 15th and early 16th centuries in Italy.


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