A new exhibition in Warsaw celebrates four postwar Polish artists on the margins of art history.
Katy Hessel Kicks Men Out of the Western Art Canon
After reading The Story of Art Without Men, educators may aspire to redesign their art history surveys and syllabi — and trade some Picassos for Gegos.
The Untold History of Japan’s Women Artists
Her Brush is kin with the growing number of women-only presentations that reveal a fact hiding in plain sight: great women artists existed everywhere at all times.
The Women Artists Commemorated on an NYC Sidewalk
The signatures of Rosa Bonheur, Mary Cassatt, and six other historical women artists are engraved on a small stretch of sidewalk on Manhattan’s Upper East Side.
A Women’s History of Global Abstraction
Action, Gesture, Paint is a pointed challenge to the common definition of Abstract Expressionism: White, male, American artists.
Charting Photography’s Gender Dynamics
Close Enough: New Perspectives from 12 Women Photographers at Magnum unfolds the complex gender dynamics that women experience behind the camera.
For Women Artists, Studio Visits Can Be Risky Business
Personal safety concerns have pushed some women and trans artists to forgo studio visits, further narrowing their access to opportunities in the art world.
The Largely Unknown Story of Women, Abstract Expressionism, and Texas
Three Women Artists: Expanding Abstract Expressionism in the American West uncovers the little-known stories of professional and creative gains in the region, and especially in the Texas Panhandle.
The Biggest Lie About Abstract Expressionism
We were told that women were on the peripheries of the artistic movement, while in fact they were driving it forward, energetically engaging in this radical pictorial language.
The Pioneering Feminists of French Art
Pioneers at Paris’s Musée du Luxembourg places a particular emphasis on women artists who challenged and subverted conventional norms of gender presentation, sexuality, motherhood, and race.
Nearly Half of US Museums Focus on Just 4% of Contemporary Artists
A new report examines how emerging artists fare across different cities in the US, finding key gender disparities.
Nani Chacon’s Urban Interventions Enter the Museum
The artist says she wants to “confront people with beauty and pride and complexity.”