Ilana Savdie's Psychedelic Paintings Speak to Political Oppression

Ilana Savdie: Radical Contractions
Photo: Ron Amstutz

Installation view of Ilana Savdie: Radical Contractions (Whitney Museum of American Art, New York, July 14 – November 5, 2023). From left to right: Pico y placa, 2023; Tickling the Before and After, 2023. 

Ilana Savdie: Radical Contractions, an exhibition at the Whitney Museum of American Art, showcases new large-scale paintings and works on paper by Ilana Savdie that integrate a mixture of art history, folklore, human anatomy, horror, and pop culture to create abstract artworks that speak to a cultural and political oppression and ensuing resistance.

Event Information
Start Date: July 14, 2023
End Date: November 5, 2023
Venue: The Whitney Museum of American Art

Ilana Savdie: Radical Contractions