The National Museum of African Art’s exhibition “I Am…Contemporary Women Artists of Africa” offers viewers the opportunity to see African experiences in a more intimate and global context.
Susan Rome takes on the role of Louise Nevelson, one of the most influential woman sculptors of the twentieth century, in Theater J’s production of “Occupant.”
Behind the “veil of daily newspapers,” there are real faces of women—as revealed in the exhibition “My Iran: Six Women Photographers” at the Sackler Gallery.
Where now? Where next? These are the questions that come to mind in viewing the National Geographic Society’s “WOMEN: A CENTURY OF CHANGE” exhibit. The display is divided into six themes, thought it also includes the beautiful and haunting image of a green-eyed “Afghan girl” that embodies all of them. Joy is in Amy Toensing’s photo of two […]
Live Dangerously, on display now at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, is a breathtaking challenge of the possibilities—representing the female image freed from constraints of artistic history with its traditional display of women as part of the scenery.
Judy Chicago’s exhibition “The End,” now opened at the National Museum of Women in the Arts, showcases an artist’s confrontation with the difficult subjects of aging and death.
While U.S. women average more than four hours of unpaid labor in their homes and in their communities each day, U.S. men are only clocking a little more than half that amount, according to studies from senior gender expert Lucina Di Meco, Williams College Professor of Economics Lucie Schmidt and other experts. This is just one of […]
“Imaging Women in the Space Age,” now on view at the New York Hall of Science in Queens, showcases the remarkable achievements of female astronauts and scientists—and also highlights how the idea of women in space has long fascinated filmmakers, television writers, advertisers and fashion designers.
“Her Paris” is a revelatory exhibition of the art—and by extension, the lives—of 37 women painters. It’s also a grim reminder of how far women still have to go to secure real space in the history of art.
Though the women are solitary in Elizabeth Malaska’s When We Dead Awaken II, they are not alone.