Then finally I realized, ' You don’t know who I am.
I have to stand up and dictate who I am.' Nobody cares more about your business than you." -- Mickey Guyton "Sometimes the gatekeepers -- everybody loves that word, but whomever decides what is going on in mainstream country music -- don’t give country audiences enough credit.
Most important, she was an architect who pushed the field forward, toward ever more complex, organic shapes that seemed to take their inspiration from the webbed patterns of biological tissue and the globular shapes of cells."She charted new territory for all architects with her vision," architect Sharon Johnston, founding principal at Johnston Marklee, an L. "Zaha's passion, personality and sheer talent were all essential to her success and her undeniable importance in the history of contemporary architecture."She was far more interested in pushing the boundaries of design than of society.
"For a long time, I let people kind of dictate -- well, not dictate who I was, but I just assumed people in powerful positions know what’s hot.A floating wall in the main gallery immediately presents a Kruger poster reading "You rule by pathetic display" overtop an image of a knife cleaving a stream of water.Three austere Holzer plaques from her "Survival Series," including the ubiquitous "Protect me from what I want," occupy another side of the wall.CAM Raleigh has opened two shows that reveal and explore how language, authority and personality work. 14, gathers the work of nine women to trace feminist modes of textual appropriation and production from the 1980s to the present. 12 in CAM, Jonathan Horowitz's Your Land/My Land: Election '12, creates a bipartisan media lab that's linked virtually to identical nodes at other museums across the country.) Girl Talk is CAM's most survey-like show to date, bringing together elders Jenny Holzer, Barbara Kruger, Kim Rugg, Marilyn Minter and Kay Rosen with a subsequent generation of contemporaries such as Lisa Anne Auerbach, Dana Frankfort, Monique Prieto and Maya Schindler.It's exciting to know that CAM can finagle big-name loans such as Holzer and Kruger despite not having a collection to leverage in exchange.