THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
September 16, 1929 – November 23, 2019
“I think I spent the entire ’70s in chains,” Ryan Foerster recalled her telling him. “We protested everything.”
Multimedia Artist and Eco-Feminist. The Guerrilla Art Action Group (GAAG). Women Artists in Revolution (WAR). Founding Member of Women/Artist/Filmmakers Inc.
Photo 1. Women Artists in Revolution meeting, 1970, Silvianna on far right [photo ©Jan van Raay]. Photo 2. Figure and Cosmos, photography by Silvianna Goldsmith. Photo 3. Silvianna with artist Maria Lassnig. Maria painted this piece in 1973.
Photo by Ryan Foerster
More About Silvianna:
- Silvianna Goldsmith obituary
- White Columns presents a solo exhibition by the New York-based artist Silvianna Goldsmith curated by Ryan Foerster, 2015
- Films of Silvianna Goldsmith
- VFA honors Silvianna Goldsmith, November 6, 2003
- VFA Salute to Feminists in the Arts, November 6, 2003
- Women Artists in Revolution (WAR) records
- Womanart Summer 1976 – X12: Feminist Artists first show
- Gorilla Art Action Group, Blood Bath 1969
- Cited in Barbara Love’s Book – Feminists Who Changed America – page 178