“Heavy Metal”, on view at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, showcases women artists working with a stereotypically masculine material.
A Lesbian Artist Who Painted Her Circle of Women at the Turn of the 20th Century
WASHINGTON, DC — Tucked into a far corner of the Smithsonian American Art Museum, an exhibit showcases the extensive career of artist Romaine Brooks, a turn-of-the-20th-century icon who’s since been largely forgotten by the mainstream.
Amplifying the Voices of Women Photographers in the Middle East
WASHINGTON, DC — In the dominant narrative about the Middle East, the voices of women are among the most difficult to hear.
A Portrait of an Iranian Artist Who Went Home After 25 Years in Exile
WASHINGTON, DC — In Iran, it’s difficult to know where the artistic and the political are separated, if they can be separated at all.
A Strange Family Drama, Starring Found Object Sculptures
WASHINGTON, DC — The Black Box film series at the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden isn’t where you’d expect to find a gaggle of teenage boys.