Maya Gurantz is an artist in video, performance, installation, and community-generated projects. Her work has been shown at MCA Denver (solo), the Oakland Museum, Beaconsfield Gallery Vauxhall, Art Center College of Design, The Goat Farm Atlanta, High Desert Test Sites, Autonomie Gallery, and Movement Research at Judson Church. She is currently creating a new solo work for the Grand Central Art Center. She has written for This American Life, The Frame on KPCC, The Awl, Notes on Looking, Avidly, LARB, Acid-Free, Baumtest Quarterly, RECAPS Magazine, and a recent anthology, CRuDE, published by the École Nationale Supérieure d’Art, Bourges. She has a BA from Yale and an MFA in Studio Art from UC Irvine, and currently teaches in the Art Department at UC Santa Barbara. Her website is: mayagurantz.com.
“Carl Broke Something”: On Carl Andre, Ana Mendieta, and the Cult of the Male Genius
Maya Gurantz reflects on Carl Andre, Ana Mendieta, and the cult of the male genius in contemporary art....