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That’s where the beauty is. is the artist’s first big retrospective. The exhibition was compiled by Courtenay Finn for and by the Aspen Art Museum in 2019, since when it has been touring the United States. The Bonnefanten is proud to bring this major exhibition to the Netherlands and to give Kilgallen the place in the canon she deserves.

In the 1990’s, Kilgallen created a furore in San Francisco with her line drawings, which are closely linked to various subcultures and feminist themes. She was well on track to becoming an artist of national and international renown when her life ended prematurely in 2001, at the age of 33. Although this meant she never had a breakthrough in Europe, she was nevertheless pivotal in the art world of the West Coast.