So long as I was at the Wadsworth Atheneum to see the contemporary glass exhibition, I visited other rooms. I came across some objects and images of women, often by women.
A few steps away, Kiki Smith's 1992 bronze sculpture "Daisy Chain" is a jarring contrast with a similar theme. Smith's fragmented and chained female body disturbingly addresses issues of rape and violence against women, as prevalent in the 1990s when Smith created her work as they are today.
This view shows the two sculptures in the context of the room in which they are exhibited.
Two young women studied paintings in Avery Court.
Cassandra is a recent graduate of art school who works as a security guard at the Atheneum when not working as a graphic artist. Her button reads "God is on a trip."