feminism

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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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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