The Outgaze Film Festival—free and online from Oct. 21-31— showcases work by young and emerging queer and feminist filmmakers.
Madeleine Fugate, 13, strives to encourage healing through a national memorial project reminiscent of the NAMES Project AIDS Memorial Quilt. Fugate’s COVID Memorial Quilt honors those who have died of COVID-19—one 8″ by 8″ piece of fabric at a time.
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.”
Donnetta Grays is just one of many playwrights whose productions were cut short this year due to COVID-19—since the spring season is generally when theaters “take more risks” in producing shows outside of the traditional canon. So the pandemic, unsurprisingly, is disproportionately affecting playwrights who produce such “radical” work—namely, Black, queer and marginalized writers.
The Kilroys’ LIST aims to memorialize those productions.
Every cover entered in the ASME Best Cover Contest was posted on Facebook, where readers voted by liking the covers from over 200 magazines. Ms. readers showed up, commenting and sharing the Ms. cover widely across their social media platforms. The passion and support of our readers resulted in a win for Ms.!
Pussypedia is a bilingual, gender and ability inclusive, illustrated encyclopedia of the vagina—and it recently won a Webby for People’s Voice Award for Education.
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.
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.