Laura Larson’s City of Incurable Women draws from archival materials to speculate on the lives of women who were famously hospitalized for hysteria throughout history.
Immy Humes’s The Only Woman is a deeply satisfying array of women scientists, artists, writers, medical students, politicians, and even criminals, all pictured among their fellows.
An exhibition at the New-York Historical Society presents the work of six female photographers who worked for LIFE magazine during its golden age.
NeuroSpeculative AfroFeminism engages Black womanhood and technological possibility, rejecting the marginalization of people of color in the scientific realm.
In a write-up, a paper failed to mention Christine Baeumler’s name, then doubled down, insisting that it was an omission, not an error. It’s part of a larger pattern of writing women out of their own work.
The New-York Historical Society’s new center is making its debut with an exhibition about the overlooked political contributions of the former First Lady.
Violinist Camilla Urso “stood on the stage like a statue on fire,” in the words of writer Theodore Tilton.
At the same time that they cast her to the margins of society, Victorian England was obsessed with the “fallen woman,” who had lost her virtue to sex, alcohol, or some other vice.
CHICAGO — I didn’t come across Tanya Habjouqa’s photo series Women of Gaza underneath a sensationalized article headline about the Middle East. A friend posted one of her photos to my wall because it looked like a woman in a hijab shooting a selfie.