“As the son of contemporary art collectors, Jason Rubell spent a fair amount of his childhood at gallery openings and museum exhibitions,” she writes. “By the time he was a teenager, Rubell started buying artwork that caught his eye, using money he’d made stringing tennis rackets. But he never thought of himself as a collector until his senior year at Duke.”
Turns out, sexism is not extinct, or even in hiding. But while the artist Carolee Schneemann was with us, she seemed to keep most of those dark forces at bay.