Writing about the Azerbaijan-Armenia conflict, Nelli Sargsyan argues, “the multi-ethnic potential of love ethic can help us heal our traumatized imagination, as the work of feminists across the borders in the region shows.”
Featuring works by 16 women artists, the ecofeminism(s) exhibition at the Thomas Erben Gallery in NYC presents art that “delights the eye, provokes the mind, and can inspire change.”
Posing in front of mosaic tiles and Victorian paintings, sporting handmade outfits like feathered, cotton candy-colored dresses or quarantine-friendly bathrobes, a young woman exposes the misogynistic undertones of art at big-name museums like the National Gallery in London and the Getty in Los Angeles. She stands at about a foot tall with an annotated notecard on a small wooden stick in hand. Her name is Barbie.
Why are there not more recognized women artists in museums? Why are artworks by women—especially native artists who are women—classified as a separate and distinct form? That is, not as art but as craft? “Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists” goes right to the core of that question.
“The Art of Equal Pay: The Campaign to Close the Wage Gap in the Visual Arts” is Pred’s year-long initiative—launching on Equal Pay Day, March 31—calling for women artists to raise their prices over the next year to close the gender wage gap for visual artists.
The Brandywine River Museum’s “Votes for Women: A Visual History” exhibit provides museum guests with an opportunity to reflect on the centennial anniversary of the 19th Amendment.
Linda Nochlin (1931–2017) was a ground-breaking academic and art historian dedicated to building appreciation for the contributions of women in the arts. The Betty Boyd Dettre Library and Research Center of the National Museum of Women in the Arts (NMWA) and the Smithsonian’s Archives of American Art have teamed up to present an exhibition featuring Nochlin’s papers and other tokens to celebrate her monumental contributions to art and culture.
“Women have always been fighting for our human and civil rights. When we think of women’s work and women’s issues, we don’t necessarily think of those things. And that is the change that needs to happen.”
The latest installment in my collage series “The Catalogue of Imaginary Beings,” in which I build larger-than life portraits out of collage material, celebrates powerful women leading the resistance—from Dr. Christine Blasey Ford to Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the millions of us who marched on this January.