Mary Beth Edelson, Some Living American Woman Artists, 1972, Cut-and-pasted silver prints with crayon and transfer type on printed paper with typewriting on cut-and-taped paper, 28 1/4 x 43 inches, 71.8 x 109.2 cm, Museum of Modern Art Permanent Collection

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, “Shape Shifter,” David Lewis, New York, 2019

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, “Shape Shifter,” David Lewis, New York, 2019

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, “Shape Shifter,” David Lewis, New York, 2019

Mary Beth Edelson, “Light/Dark Sophia” (front), 1974-1975, Painted plywood, 96 x 48 inches, 243.8 x 121.9 cm, MBE810

Mary Beth Edelson, Untitled, 1974-1975, Painted plywood, 96 x 48 inches, 243.8 x 121.9 cm, MBE801

Mary Beth Edelson, Untitled, 1974-1975, Painted plywood, 96 x 48 inches, 243.8 x 121.9 cm, MBE812

Mary Beth Edelson, “Grapçeva Neolithic Cave: See for Yourself,” 1977, Silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 19 3/4 x 19 3/4 inches, 50.2 x 50.2 cm, Framed Dimensions: 21 x 21 inches, 53.3 x 53.3 cm, MBE151

Mary Beth Edelson, “Public Ritual,” (n.d.), Silver gelatin print, Framed Dimensions: 21 1/4 x 21 1/4 inches, 54 x 54 cm, MBE846

Mary Beth Edelson, “The Nature of Balancing,” 1979, Two silver gelatin prints, Image Dimensions (Each): 19 1/2 x 19 1/2 inches 49.5 x 49.5 cm, Framed Dimensions (Each): 21 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches, 55.2 x 55.2 cm, MBE417

Mary Beth Edelson, “Cliff Hanger,” 1978, Three silver gelatin prints, Framed Dimensions (Each): 21 3/4 x 21 3/4 inches, 55.2 x 55.2 cm, MBE018

Mary Beth Edelson, “Shaking The Grass,” 1977, Three silver gelatin prints, Framed Dimensions (Each): 20 7/8 x 20 7/8 inches, 53 x 53 cm, MBE591

Mary Beth Edelson, “In Exile,” 1989, Acrylic, fabric, and collage on canvas, 129 x 228 x 3/4 inches, 327.7 x 579.1 x 1.9 cm, MBE153

Installation view Mary Beth Edelson: Nobody Messes With Her, curated by Merle Radke, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster, Germany, 2018-2019

Installation view Mary Beth Edelson: Nobody Messes With Her, curated by Merle Radke, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster, Germany, 2018-2019

Installation view Mary Beth Edelson: Nobody Messes With Her, curated by Merle Radke, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster, Germany, 2018-2019

Installation view Mary Beth Edelson: Nobody Messes With Her, curated by Merle Radke, Kunsthalle Münster, Münster, Germany, 2018-2019

Mary Beth Edelson, “Purveyor of Hope,” 1989, Oil on canvas with wood frame and lightbulbs, 96 x 72 inches, 243.8 x 182.9 cm, MBE003

Mary Beth Edelson, “To the Rescue (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil and ink on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE454

Mary Beth Edelson, “Ana Mendieta,” 1990, Oil and mixed media on canvas, 96 x 72 inches, 243.8 x 182.9 cm, MBE176

Mary Beth Edelson, “Woman Rising/Earth,” 1971-1973, Oil and china marker on nine silver gelatin prints, Image Dimensions (Each): 5 7/8 x 5 7/8 inches, 14.9 x 14.9 cm, Framed Dimensions: 28 x 28 x 1 1/4 inches 71.1 x 71.1 x 3.2 cm, MBE077

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, Solo presentation, Frieze London, Sex Work: Feminist Art and Politics, 2017

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, Solo presentation, Frieze London, Sex Work: Feminist Art and Politics, 2017

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, Solo presentation, Frieze London, Sex Work: Feminist Art and Politics, 2017

Mary Beth Edelson, “Venus Rising,” 1975-1977, Ink and collage on paper, Framed Dimensions:, 31 1/2 x 25 x 1 3/4 inches, 80 x 63.5 cm, MBE314

Mary Beth Edelson, “Quilt - Corn Goddess,” 1975-1977, Ink and collage on paper, Framed Dimensions: 25 x 37 x 1 3/4 inches, 63.5 x 94 x 4.4 cm, MBE315

Mary Beth Edelson, “Women Rising,” 1975-1977, Ink and collage on paper, Framed Dimensions: 24 3/4 x 36 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches, 62.9 x 93.3 x 4.4 cm, MBE407

Mary Beth Edelson, “Hot Date (Movie Star series)”, 1993, Ink and collage on board, 12 x 10 inches, 30.5 x 25.4 cm, MBE326

Mary Beth Edelson, “Cool Cat,” 1998, Ink and collage on board, 12 x 10 inches, 30.5 x 25.4 cm, MBE328

Mary Beth Edelson, “Sigourney Weaver Aliens #2,” 1995, Ink and collage on board, 12 x 10 inches, 30.5 x 25.4 cm, MBE332

Mary Beth Edelson, “Untitled (Happy Birthday America),” (n.d.), Ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper, 12 x 10 inches, 30.5 x 25.4 cm, MBE336

Mary Beth Edelson, “You 5,000 Years Are Up (Death of the Patriarchy series),” (n.d.), Ink and graphite on paper, 12 x 10 inches, 30.5 x 25.4 cm, MBE338

Mary Beth Edelson, “Untitled (Bobbitt series),” 1993, Watercolor and silk screen on paper, 6 3/4 x 6 inches, 17.1 x 15.2 cm, MBE344

Mary Beth Edelson, “Kali Bobbitt: The Poise,” 1993, Watercolor on paper, 7 3/4 x 6 inches, 19.7 x 15.2 cm, MBE342

Mary Beth Edelson, “Concentric Circles: It's Up to You (Mythology series),” 1970, Mixed media on paper, 36 x 36 inches, 91.4 x 91.4 cm, MBE378

Mary Beth Edelson, “Climbing To The Moon,” 1970, Mixed media on board, 30 1/4 x 30 1/4 inches, 76.8 x 76.8 cm, MBE898

Mary Beth Edelson, “Watch The Serpent,” 1970, Mixed media on board, 30 1/3 x 30 1/2 inches, 77 x 77.5 cm, MBE899

Mary Beth Edelson, “First Light,” 1970, Mixed media on board, 24 x 24 inches, 61 x 61 cm, MBE909

Mary Beth Edelson, “Best in Show (WACK: Art of the Feminist Revolution),” 2008, Ink and collage on book cover on paper, 11 x 27 1/2 inches, 55.9 x 43.2 cm, MBE393

Mary Beth Edelson, “Spirit Maze, Mind Maze, Body Maze, Earthwork,” c. 1975, Pencil, ink, and china marker on paper, Framed Dimensions: 26 1/2 x 21 1/2 inches, 67.3 x 54.6 cm, MBE757

Mary Beth Edelson, “Her Spirit To Cover Us All, Body Of The Great Mother To Cover The Earth,” 1977, Gouache, pen, and colored pencil on board, 10 x 12 inches, 25.4 x 30.5 cm, MBE725

Mary Beth Edelson, “Body Of the Great Mother To Cover A Continent Her Spirit To Cover World,” 1978, Mixed media on board, Image Dimensions: 30 1/4 x 38 inches, 76.8 x 96.5 cm, Framed Dimensions: 35 1/4 x 41 inches, 89.5 x 104.1 cm, MBE848

Mary Beth Edelson, “Great Goddess: The List Series,” 1971, Mixed media on board, 29 3/4 x 28 1/4 inches, 75.6 x 71.8 cm, MBE912

Mary Beth Edelson, “Seeing Double (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, china marker, and collage on silver gelatin print, 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, MBE098

Mary Beth Edelson, “Dematerializing in Fire Ring”, 1975, Silver gelatin print gouged with sharp point, 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, MBE100

Mary Beth Edelson, “Double Shells (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, and china marker on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions:17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE451

Mary Beth Edelson, “Many Breasted Great Mother (Lucy Lippard) (Woman Rising Series)”, 1973/2016, Oil, ink, china marker, and collage on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE452

Mary Beth Edelson, “Patriarchal Piss: Swing In The Wind”, 1973, Oil, ink, and china marker on silver gelatin print, Paper Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE453

Mary Beth Edelson, “Write By The Tail/Bite The Tail/I Bite/Belly Snakes (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, china marker, and collage on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE460

Mary Beth Edelson, “Hounds of Hell (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, and china marker on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 40 cm, MBE462

Mary Beth Edelson, “Monday's Prayer: Dinner Party (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, china marker, and collage on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE466

Mary Beth Edelson, “Burning Bright (Woman Rising Series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, china marker, and collage on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 14 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 35.6 x 4.4 cm, MBE469

Mary Beth Edelson, “Sheela's Secret Weapon (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, china marker, and collage on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE474

Mary Beth Edelson, “Dematerializing (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil and ink on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 x 15 x 1 3/4 inches, 43.2 x 38.1 x 4.4 cm, MBE487

Mary Beth Edelson, “Winter Saga: Viking with Time on Her Hands (Woman Rising series)”, 1973, Oil, ink, china marker, paper collage, and glitter on silver gelatin print, 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm, MBE491

Mary Beth Edelson, “Hero's Journey”, 1975, Oil, ink, and collage on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 19.1 x 19.1 cm, Framed Dimensions: 17 3/4 x 14 3/4 x 1 3/4 inches, 45.1 x 37.5 x 4.4 cm, MBE014

Mary Beth Edelson, “Giving Birth to Myself”, 1975, Ink and china marker on silver gelatin print, Image Dimensions: 6 x 6 inches, 15.2 x 15.2 cm, Framed Dimensions: 12 1/2 x 12 1/2 x 3/4 inches, 31.8 x 31.8 x 1.9 cm, MBE019

Mary Beth Edelson, “Untitled”, 1973-Present, Ink, marker and paper mounted on canvas, Dimensions variable, MBE434

Mary Beth Edelson, “Staging The Revolution”, 1972, Ink and collage on canvas, 15 1/2 x 17 1/2 inches, 39.4 x 44.5 cm, MBE061

Mary Beth Edelson, “Bloomers Series”, 1972, Ink and collage on canvas, 13 x 16 inches, 33 x 40.6 cm, MBE065

Mary Beth Edelson, “Staging The Revolution Series: The Bride of Frankenstein as Mercury with her Girls”, 1976, Ink and collage on canvas, 16 x 16 1/2 inches, 24.1 x 15.2 cm, MBE071

Mary Beth Edelson, “Staging The Revolution Series: Ready Still”, 1972, Ink and collage on canvas, 13 x 15 inches, 33 x 38.1 cm, MBE072

Mary Beth Edelson, “Grace Jones Series: Pink Body”, 1980, Ink and collage on canvas, 10 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches, 26.7 x 19.1 cm, MBE050

Mary Beth Edelson, “Faith of Our Mothers Series - Purple Rose”, 1975, Ink and collage on canvas, 7 1/2 x 7 inches, 19.1 x 17.8 cm, MBE039

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, "The Devil Giving Birth to the Patriarchy," David Lewis, New York, 2017

Mary Beth Edelson, "Red Kali (from the Woman Rising series)," 1973, Oil, china marker, ink on silver gelatin print 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm

Installation View, Mary Beth Edelson, "The Devil Giving Birth to the Patriarchy," David Lewis, New York, 2017

Installation View, "Woman: The Feminist Avant-Garde of the 1970s," group exhibition curated by Garbriele Schor, The Photographer’s Gallery, London, 2016

Mary Beth Edelson, "Some Living Woman Artists/ Last Supper," 1972, Cut-and-pasted gelatin silver prints with crayon and transfer type on printed paper with typewriting 43 x 28.25 inches, 109.22 x 71.76 cm

Installation View, "Greater New York, MoMA PS1," New York, 2015

Mary Beth Edelson, "Woman Rising/Sky," 1973, China marker on photograph

Installation view, "Mary Beth Edelson: Six Stoy Gathering Boxes (1972-2014)", Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT, 2014-15

Mary Beth Edelson, "Venus with Viking Tendencies," 2011, Collage on canvas, 30 x 48 inches, 76.2 x 121.92 cm

Installation view, "WACK!: Art of the Feminist Revolution," group exhibition curated by Connie Butler, The Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles, 2007

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson retrospective, "A Well Lived Life," Malmö Kunstmuseum, Malmö Sweden, 2006

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson survey, "Re-Scripting the Story," University of North Texas Art Gallery, Denton, 2002

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, "Combat Zone: Campaign HQ Against Domestic Violence," sponsored by Creative Time, New York, 1994

Installation View, "Vanishing Presence," group exhibition curated by Adam Weinburg, Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN, 1989

Installation view, "A Survey of the Photographs of Mary Beth Edelson," Wright State University, Ohio, 1983

Installation view, Mary Beth Edelson, "Proposals for: Memorials to 9,000,000 Women Burned as Witches in the Christian Era," A.I.R. Gallery, Brooklyn, New York, 1977

Mary Beth Edelson, "Pluto; Sticking My Tongue Out at the Patriarchy," 1975, Series of three photographs with china marker and fire ring, 20 x 20 inches, 50.8 x 50.8 cm, MBE526

Mary Beth Edelson, "Goddess Tribe with Fire Ring," 1974-5, Paint on custom cut plywood board

Mary Beth Edelson, "Goddess Head/Soft from Femfolio," 1973, Silver gelatin fiber print, oil paint and ink, 10 x 8 inches, 25.4 x 20.3 cm

Mary Beth Edelson

Born 1933 in East Chicago, IN
Lives and works in New York, NY

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