Something was dripping in the first rooms of "Global Feminisms," the Brooklyn Museum's sprawling survey of work by 88 artists, all women born since 1960 and hailing from some 50 countries, including Kenya, Yugoslavia, and Afghanistan. In the service of their (mostly video) art, these women eat dirt, bind their breasts, and shriek like flamenco singers run amok. An Israeli artist gyrates naked inside a barbed-wire hula hoop; a Guatemalan descends the steps of her country's capital building, leaving bloody footprints behind her. In photographs, they pose as famous female suicides and anonymous murder victims, devout young Muslim boys and bearded Hasidim. On film, they cuddle... More >>>