Survey sector highlights: tackling the body in 20th-century art by Louisa Elderton

Survey sector highlights: tackling the body in 20th-century art

Louisa Elderton

From the erotic to the evanescent, the body as both form and lived experience was a focus of 20th-century artists


Sunil Gupta , Untitled #2 from the series 'Pretended' Family Relationships, 1988. Courtesy of the artist and Hales, London and New York City; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto; and Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi. © Sunil Gupta. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020.
Sunil Gupta , Untitled #2 from the series 'Pretended' Family Relationships, 1988. Courtesy of the artist and Hales, London and New York City; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto; and Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi. © Sunil Gupta. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020.
Sunil Gupta , Untitled #2 from the series 'Pretended' Family Relationships, 1988. Courtesy of the artist and Hales, London and New York City; Stephen Bulger Gallery, Toronto; and Vadehra Art Gallery, New Delhi. © Sunil Gupta. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2020.
Faith Wilding, The Body Becoming Form, 1980. Courtesy of the artist and Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.
Faith Wilding, The Body Becoming Form, 1980. Courtesy of the artist and Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.
Faith Wilding, The Body Becoming Form, 1980. Courtesy of the artist and Anat Ebgi, Los Angeles.
Juanita McNeely, Eileen Haimowitz, 1980. Courtesy of the artist and James Fuentes, New York City.
Juanita McNeely, Eileen Haimowitz, 1980. Courtesy of the artist and James Fuentes, New York City.
Juanita McNeely, Eileen Haimowitz, 1980. Courtesy of the artist and James Fuentes, New York City.
Rona Pondick, Untitled Shoe, 1995. Courtesy of the artist and Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston.
Rona Pondick, Untitled Shoe, 1995. Courtesy of the artist and Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston.
Rona Pondick, Untitled Shoe, 1995. Courtesy of the artist and Steven Zevitas Gallery, Boston.
Barbara Levittoux-Świderska, Millipede, 1974. Courtesy of Richard Saltoun Gallery, London.
Barbara Levittoux-Świderska, Millipede, 1974. Courtesy of Richard Saltoun Gallery, London.
Barbara Levittoux-Świderska, Millipede, 1974. Courtesy of Richard Saltoun Gallery, London.