Leslie Brack paints symptomatic images of late capitalism. Her most recent solo exhibitions were at Ithaca College (2017), Brooklyn's Cathouse Proper (2017–18), and the Herbert F. Johnson Museum at Cornell (2015). She has also curated exhibitions at New York City galleries Momenta Art (2009 and 2000) and Winkleman Gallery (2011). In 2009, she coresearched and launched the Womanhouse website, the most popular internet resource for the influential feminist-artist collaboration from 1972. Brack has received support from the Pollock-Krasner Foundation, the Corporation of Yaddo, the Ucross Foundation, and the Millay Colony, among others. She holds an M.F.A. in painting and drawing from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and also teaches in the summer college program at Cornell University.
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