feminism

Post image for A Look at the Suffrage Movement With the UK’s First Female Photojournalist

In 2009, a striking collection of some 2,000 black-and-white photographs went up for auction at Sotheby’s, but unfortunately it failed to sell.

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Post image for Women’s Rage: A Conversation with the Creator of ‘Bitch Planet’

A comic book industry veteran for the last decade, Kelly Sue DeConnick first earned her chops adapting manga to English.

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Post image for How We Got Here: Portrait of the Artist as a Queer Feminist

As long as I can remember, I’ve organized and been involved in artist groups and collectives.

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Galleries

Abstraction that Invites Speculation

by Alexis Clements on February 19, 2015

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When I walked into Emily Roysdon’s latest exhibition, If Only a Wave, at Participant Inc., I initially felt like I might not be able to decipher the work.

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Post image for The Coy Politics of Cheryl Donegan’s Recycled Imagery

It made immediate sense to me that an artist who had cut her teeth making video works was able to transpose their sense of social commentary onto her formal works.

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Post image for When Women Fought Nukes with Anarchy and Won

Brooklyn’s Interference Archive is showcasing the work of the women who occupied the area surrounding England’s cruise missile installation, reshaping British public opinion and attracting international attention to the nuclear arms race.

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Maria Lassnig, “Du oder Ich” (2005)

Very recently I was told that a certain art magazine editor, who had deleted the feminist critique from a review I had written, “can only take so much feminism.”

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Past, Present, and Future Feminism

by Alexis Clements on September 19, 2014

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One of the most important tools for helping feminism reach a wide audience in the 1960s and ’70s was the consciousness-raising (CR) group.

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Detail of Aliaa Magda Elmahdy and Femen's IS photo protest

Egyptian feminist activist Aliaa Magda Elmahdy made a statement against the Islamic State (IS) this past weekend with the release of an explicit photograph on her Facebook page.

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Post image for Building Parity: On Women Architects

LOS ANGELES – Too many documentaries on architecture feature the same faces, and they’re mostly male. Same goes for panel discussions, lectures, and exhibits. The new documentary Coast Modern does a better job, yet there’s still far to go.

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