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.
“Julie White, who plays Nancy Kohler, came to our final production in New York, and she came backstage in tears and said: ‘This play makes me want to be a better person.’ And I think that is what it’s all about.”
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.
“Sometimes I think of the cost of raising a child all the way to adulthood—and since I know I can’t instantly pay my mom back hundreds of thousands of dollars, I can at least pay her back in a sincere doodle.”
“I’m a child of an immigrant and a child from poverty. I’m a woman who’s been through various forms of abuse. I know that those mind games of making something beautiful out of ugly is what I do for a living. I want the world to feel that.”
A study published this month indicates substantial progress for women’s inclusion in independent films over the past year. But gender discrepancies are amplified in the realm of more mainstream science fiction and superhero films.
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“I can assure you there is no institution more hierarchical, dominance-oriented, patriarchal and based on the threat and promise of violence than an American prison. This is not an accident; it is by design.”