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If you missed “Senga Nengudi: Improvisational Gestures,” a survey of the artist’s performance-based work at the USC Fisher Museum of Art last spring, catch up (somewhat) with “Head Back and High,” a smaller show of performance objects made between 1976 and 2017. The exhibition, organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art, is on view at Art + Practice in Leimert Park.

With just four sculptures and 10 photographic and video documents, it’s a bit of a thumbnail sketch. (The artist, who first came to prominence in 1970s Los Angeles, now works in Colorado.) But two standout works make a visit worthwhile.

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Installation view of Senga Nengudi, R.S.V.P. X activated by Maren Hassinger, 2014 at Art + Practice. Photo by Joshua White.

Installation view of Senga Nengudi, R.S.V.P. X activated by Maren Hassinger, 2014 at Art + Practice. Photo by Joshua White.

Installation view of Senga Nengudi, R.S.V.P. X activated by Maren Hassinger, 2014 at Art + Practice. Photo by Joshua White.

Installation view of Senga Nengudi, R.S.V.P. X activated by Maren Hassinger, 2014 at Art + Practice. Photo by Joshua White.

If you missed “Senga Nengudi: Improvisational Gestures,” a survey of the artist’s performance-based work at the USC Fisher Museum of Art last spring, catch up (somewhat) with “Head Back and High,” a smaller show of performance objects made between 1976 and 2017. The exhibition, organized by the Baltimore Museum of Art, is on view at Art + Practice in Leimert Park.

With just four sculptures and 10 photographic and video documents, it’s a bit of a thumbnail sketch. (The artist, who first came to prominence in 1970s Los Angeles, now works in Colorado.) But two standout works make a visit worthwhile.

Read the full article here.