Elizabeth Catlett, Singing Head, 1979. Orange Onyx, 13 x 9 x 13 in. Since the mid-1940s, American-born Elizabeth Catlett has worked as a graphic artist, sculptor, and teacher. Together with her husband, painter and graphic artist Francisco Mora, she has also raised a family in Mexico.
Heide Fascnacht, Bomb, 1997. Graphite on paper, 22 x 30 in. During the past 20 years, the notion of “imagination” has been given short shrift. With very few notable exceptions, a fast scan through the art magazines of the past two decades leaves the impression of rigid categories of work produced by legions of practitioners