Facebook Is for Moms / Hyperallergic

CHICAGO — Every mother will attest to the fact that once you become responsible for a child’s life, your own life completely changes. And with that shift comes a new way to both see and question your relationship to society, your body, and your own sexuality. In the realm of American pop culture, womens’ bodies […]

RAW Vision Magazine Features Eler’s “Invisible Mother’s Milk” Essay for Ellen Greene

My essay for Ellen Greene‘s solo exhibition, “Invisible Mother’s Milk” at Packer-Schopf Gallery (through December 29) is in the Winter 2012/2013 issue of Raw Vision Magazine, a British print publication dedicated to outsider/brut/folk/naïve/intuitive/visionary art. The magazine hits U.S. newsstands in January 2013. (The fine editors at RAW were kind enough to send me an advance copy.) I […]

OtherPeoplesPixels Artists & Social Media Series: Ellen Greene As the Gloved Magician

OPP: We’re excited to bring you something new today to inform and inspire how you use social media as an artist. Arts writer and critic, Alicia Eler, is the author of this series in conversation with artists who use social media to their advantage. We all know we’re “supposed” to be promoting ourselves as creative […]

Catalogue Essay for Artist Ellen Greene’s Solo Exhibition “Invisible Mother’s Milk”

  “Invisible Mother’s Milk” Essay Ellen Greene’s oeuvre is a cacophony of symbols. It is birthed from the artist’s visions, old school tattoo flash turned feminine power symbols, countless pairs of womens’ hand gloves and “Invisible Mother” Victorian photographs. Greene’s work defies categories and time periods; she doesn’t fit into outsider art, fine art or […]