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Arts & Entertainment - September 6, 2019

Lynda Benglis' tricks of the trade

Pace Gallery celebrates artist with a mini-retrospective

by Sheryl Nonnenberg

There has been a notable trend in the art world toward recognizing and reassessing the work of mature women artists. Judy Chicago, Yayoi Kusama, Betye Saar, Yoko Ono and Carmen Herrera are all enjoying well-deserved, if delayed, tributes in the form of solo exhibitions at major museums and galleries. Add to the list sculptor/painter Lynda Benglis, who is the featured artist at Pace Gallery in Palo Alto until Oct. 23. The show, her first with the New York-based enterprise, consists of 20 works from various points in her long and prolific career.

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