Sue Williams
1954–

Introduction

Sue Williams is an American artist born in 1954. She came to prominence in the early 1980s, with works that echoed and argued with the dominant postmodern feminist aesthetic of the time. In the years since, her focus has never waned yet her aesthetic interests have moved toward abstraction along with her subject matter and memories. She lives and works in New York.

Wikidata identifier

Q2363416

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Introduction

Known for her graffiti-like pornographic paintings that seem abstract and delicate at a distance; they work more to destabilize accepted depictions of women rather than to titilate.

Country of birth

United States

Roles

Artist, painter, photographer, sculptor

ULAN identifier

500114754

Names

Sue Williams

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