Laura Aguilar’s photography often portrayed her subjects frankly—but with a certain kind of tenderness, unwilling to surrender to society’s judgement of marginalized people.
The curators at A.I.R. Gallery centered their biennial CURRENTS exhibition this year on abortion—creating a safe space for what were once unspeakable stories to be shared at a pivotal time.
“Object Action,” exhibiting now in San Francisco, features a variety of art pieces made as a feminist response to the Trump administration.
“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.
In the heart of the Brooklyn Museum, between Picasso’s “Woman in Gray” and Monet’s rippled river in “Islets at Port-Ville,” landmark women from many fields traded stories on Thursday.
Catharsis on the Mall, an annual art vigil highlighting social justice issues, will return to the National Mall this fall—and bring with it a colossal 45-foot tall sculpture of a female figure, which will face the White House.
The Hammer Museum in Los Angeles extolls artistic feminism and political activism in a new exhibition.
“I’m a painter who happens to be a woman,” Kathamann tells me. We are in her snug Santa Fe house where artwork blossoms from every crevice.
Women have taken to textile for generations as a means of making political statements.
“It takes a lot of resilience to be a women, even more than we are given credit for, but I think that if we inspire a new generation of girls that see their potential then we can develop better societies for future generations to come.”