feminism

Post image for Sexism and the Canon: Three Female Artists Reflect on ‘Women of Abstract Expressionism’

DENVER — The paintings in Women of Abstract Expressionism at the Denver Art Museum are rich with emotion, monumental in scale, and totally original.

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Post image for “You Have to Get Past the Fear”: Joan Semmel on Painting Her Aging, Nude Body

Joan Semmel has created a distinctive body of work largely centered on painted images of her own body.

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Post image for Art Is Genderful! An Artist’s Notes on Navigating a Sexist System

A lot of people mistake my work for a man’s.

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Essays

Miriam Schapiro’s Road to Feminism

by Mira Schor on March 15, 2016

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There is a particular thrill in catching an artist in one of those rare moments when they are radically altering the premise of their own work and walking out on a limb, before the direction’s meanings and effects have become codified within their own practice.

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Post image for Feminist Zine Makers Discuss Their Illustrated Sex Dreams, Queer Armenian Mag, and More

From illustrated sex dreams to a guide to “queering herbalism” to comics about the trans Armenian-American experience, the fourth annual NYC Feminist Zine Fest was a showcase of radical, DIY intersectionality.

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Post image for Dreamscapes for the 21st Century at the Volta Art Fair

Plunge into dreams at Volta NY 2016.

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Post image for A Mother Lode of a Show About Motherhood

MILAN — The most startling pairing in The Great Mother, an exhibition that tracks the iconography of motherhood in art and popular culture from 1900 to 2015, is a sculptural stand-off between Sarah Lucas and Thomas Schütte.

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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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