In the early 1990s, Kiki Smith managed to get herself pigeonholed as a feminist body artist. She was catapulted to fame (some would say infamy) by the works included in the 1993 Whitney Biennial and by sculptures like "Tale" (1992), a papier-mâché figure of a nude woman on all fours, trailing an extensive line of feces behind her. Works like these seemed at first glance to hark back to the body art of the emerging feminist movement of the 1970s, when Carolee Schneemann and Hannah Wilke explored female experience in performances... More >>>