Body is power as New York voices reflect the transgressive artist’s influence

New York’s leading voices meditate on the transgressive feminist auteur’s influence, in partnership with the Barbican.

Carolee Schneemann’s body was her power. Desexualizing the female nude, the groundbreaking visual artist used interdisciplinary expression to break the glass ceiling, centering her body in a radical affront against the male gaze. Emerging in the New York scene of the 1960s, her career and works spanned six decades, traversing the periods of change and political unrest that came to define the era…read more on


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