Could there be such a thing as Women’s Art? From my liberal modernist perspective such a notion is foreign, threatening and, indeed, heretical. I have long clung to the belief that art is a universal value, a vast spectrum of aesthetic experience that, with the tools of modernist form and patient understanding, can be understood despite its national origin and gender orientation. Ita Aber’s work has taught me otherwise and a good selection of it is on view now at the Yeshiva University Museum until October 14, 2007. Women’s art, at least as I perceive it in her work, operates with a different aesthetic, one rooted in objects and sensibilities that seem to be unique to women.