Artist Helène Aylon describes the creation of her linseed-oil works, shedding light on why she considers them feminist. Discussing her process, she draws parallels between the behavior of her materials and the acts of birthing and midwifing.
From hurling molten lead to constructing spires from found objects in a junkyard, these artists experiment with unconventional materials and methods, provoking us to reconsider what an “art material” is, and how it's used.
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