sexism

Post image for When Painter Clyfford Still Sent Rubber Underpants to a Pulitzer Prize-Winning Female Art Critic

In 1952, years before she won the Pulitzer Prize for Criticism, art critic Emily Genauer received a pair of rubber underpants in the mail — the kind of underpants babies wore before the advent of disposable diapers.

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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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Post image for Report Finds Huge Gender Gap in Polish Art Schools

A new report by the Katarzyna Kozyra Foundation investigates a stark disparity in Poland’s art academies: women constitute 77% of students but only 22% of professors.

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Post image for Dave Hickey, Ladies’ Man and Feminist, Made a Book About Women Artists

Dave Hickey has had some … trouble with women before.

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Post image for Performa Announces 2015 Commissions, All but One for Male Artists [UPDATED]

Thus far, the performance art biennial has announced a total of eight commissions and nine names — and among them, only a single woman.

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Post image for Why Gender Equality in Literature Isn’t as Simple as 50/50

For every attempt at exposing sexism, there’s an entitled man with a chip on his shoulder, mumbling to himself in a café in Bushwick that no one appreciates his genius.

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Post image for The Guerrilla Girls Are Still Relevant After All These Years

CLAREMONT, Calif. — When I first saw the work of the Guerrilla Girls in high school, I had a similar reaction as when I first read Linda Nochlin’s “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?”: ashamed that something so obvious had to be laid out for me.

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Post image for Anti-Hillary Clinton Street Art Surfaces Near Her Brooklyn Campaign HQ

Within mere hours of Hillary Clinton announcing her long-anticipated bid for the 2016 presidency, anti-Clinton street art began cropping up in the vicinity of her Brooklyn campaign headquarters.

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Post image for New Tally Shows Sexism Alive and Well at Top NYC Art Galleries

Curator Maura Reilly posted an image of compiled gallery gender statistics on Facebook today, a “report card” by anonymous feminist art collective Pussy Galore showing the percentages of women represented by some of the top art galleries in New York City.

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Post image for Women Excluded from Disciplines That Prize “Raw Intellectual Talent,” Study Finds

The problem, which we often write off to the sorts of research agendas women have historically been encouraged to pursue (namely, non-scientific ones), may not be as straightforward as we tend to believe.

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