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Ellen Lesperance, It’s Never Over

Opening reception Saturday, January 19, 6 – 8 pm

1.19.13 – 2.23.13

PRESS RELEASE

 

Ellen Lesperance

A 10 – Year – Old Rachel Corrie Pleads to a Gathered Crowd: “We Have Got To Understand That They are Us. We are Them”
2012
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
29 x 22 in
73 x 56 cm

Ellen Lesperance

A 10-Year-Old Rachel Corrie Pleads to a Gathered Crowd: “We Have Got to Understand That They are Us. We are Them”
Installation view

Ellen Lesperance

A 10 – Year – Old Rachel Corrie Pleads to a Gathered Crowd: “We Have Got To Understand That They are Us. We are Them”
Hand knitted sweater

Ellen Lesperance

One of the Earliest-Dated Warrior Priestesses at Pokrovka Was Interred with a Mirror and a Seashell. The Position of Her Legs Indicate That, Symoblically, She Rode Horseback to the Otherworld
2012
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
29 x 22 in
74 x 56 cm

Ellen Lesperance

One of the Earliest-Dated Warrior Priestesses at Pokrovka Was Interred with a Mirror and a Seashell. The position of Her Legs Indicate That, Symbolically, She Rode Horseback to the Otherworld
Hand knitted sweater

Ellen Lesperance

One of the Earliest-Dated Warrior Priestesses at Pokrovka Was Interred with a Mirror and a Seashell. The position of Her Legs Indicate That, Symbolically, She Rode Horseback to the Otherworld
Installation View

Ellen Lesperance

The Uses of Small Mirrors was Employed and Metaphorically, for One Afternoon, She and the Other Women Contained the Evil of the Site Within Their Clenched Hands
2012
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
29 1/2 x 22 in
74 x 56 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Somewhere Along the Black Sea in the Distant North- East, or in Libya in the Furthest South, The Amazons – The Woman and the Girls Children – Exist Just Outside of the Range of Normal Human Experience
2012
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
29 x 23 in
73 x 58 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Somewhere Along the Black Sea in the Distant North- East, or in Libya in the Furthest South, The Amazons – The Woman and the Girls Children – Exist Just Outside of the Range of Normal Human Experience
Installation View

Ellen Lesperance

Somewhere Along the Black Sea in the Distant North- East, or in Libya in the Furthest South, The Amazons – The Woman and the Girls Children – Exist Just Outside of the Range of Normal Human Experience
Hand knitted sweater

Ellen Lesperance

In the Darkness of the “Sangre de Luna Partide,” We Remember You, Susana Chavez with Tears on our Faces. Not One More Death Ciudad Juarez. Return our Daughters!
2011
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
27 1/2 x 35 1/2 in
69 x 90 cm

Ellen Lesperance

1973, After Her “War Series,” Nancy Spero Resolves to Paint Only Female Subjects. She Calls This La Peinture Feminine
2012
Gouache and Graphite on tea stained paper
29 x 22 in
73 x 56 cm

Ellen Lesperance

We Will Cover Your Fallen Body, Beth O’Brien, and Tell You That It Was Not In Vain. The Forest at Eagle Creek Remains! Let It Echo Your Most Valiant of Names: Horehound… Horehound…
2011
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
39 x 21 in
53 x 73 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Beside the Land of Chaldea is the Land of Amazonia, That is the Land of Feminye. And in That Realm is All Woman and No Man; Not as Some May Say, That Men May Not Live There, but for Because That the Women Will Not Suffer No Men Amongst Them to be Their Sovereigns
2012
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
29 1/2 x 41 1/2 in
75 x 105 cm

Ellen Lesperance

December 12 1983: Standing Beside the Communal Campfire, She Read Aloud from the Front Page News: Women at War! 25,000 in Greenham Base Demo
2012
Gouache and graphite on tea stained paper
29.5 x 22 in
74 x 56 cm

Ellen Lesperance

December 12 1983: Standing Beside the Communal Campfire, She Read Aloud from the Front Page News: Women at War! 25,000 in Greenham Base Demo
Installation view

Ellen Lesperance

December 12 1983: Standing Beside the Communal Campfire, She Read Aloud from the Front Page News: Women at War! 25,000 in Greenham Base Demo
Hand Knitted Sweater

Ellen Lesperance

Mourning Woman
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta and dyed silk
14 x 16 x 44 in
35 x 40 x 112 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Mourning Woman
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta and dyed silk
10 x 12 x 9 in
30 x 25 x 23 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Draped Woman II
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta and dyed silk
7 x 11 x 53 in
18 x 28 x 135 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Draped Woman II
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta and dyed silk
4 x 5 x 30 in
10 x 13 x 30 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Draped Woman I
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta and dyed silk
9 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 54 in
24 x 19 x 127 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Draped Woman I
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta and dyed silk
4 x 4 x 13 in
10 x 10 x 30 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Wounded Amazon
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta
11 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 47 in
29 x 45 x 120 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Wounded Amazon
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta
4 x 5 x 11 in
13 x 10 x 28 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Fighting Amazon
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta
9 1/2 x 10 1/2 x 55 in
24 x 25 x 139 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Fighting Amazon
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta
5 x 4 x 11 1/2 in
13 x 10 x 29 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Running Amazon
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta
10 1/2 x 7 1/2 x 45 in
26 x 44 x 114 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Running Amazon
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta
5 x 6 x 10.5 in
12 x 15 x 26 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Silvia and Pippa
2012
Pitmented slip on terracotta
22 x 19 x 134 in
22 x 19 x 134 cm

Ellen Lesperance

Silvia and Pippa
2012
Pigmented slip on terracotta
5 1/2 x 5 x 10 1/2 in
14 x 22 x 26 cm