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Women

Modern Muse – Virtual interactive tour at Hammer Galleries

Modern Muse – Virtual interactive tour at Hammer Galleries

Posted November 18th, 2013

Modernism, Shows, Women

Hammer Galleries, New York, presents The Modern Muse: Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture by Twentieth-Century Masters from November 1 – February 28 in New York and at Art Basel Miami Beach from December 5-8. An interactive Virtual Tour of the exhibition is now available on the… Read More

Women

The Museum of Crying Women – Francesco Vezzoli in Qatar

The Museum of Crying Women – Francesco Vezzoli in Qatar

For his first exhibition in the Middle East, Italian artist Francesco Vezzoli will bring together his most striking portraits of iconic female figures of the last century, including Joan Crawford, Elizabeth Taylor and Lady Gaga, in a celebration of femininity. Presented by Qatar Museums Authority,… Read More

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Were the First Artists Mostly Women?

Were the First Artists Mostly Women?

Posted October 9th, 2013

Art History, Science, Women

National Geographic has a most fascinating story on ancient cave art which most often belonged to women: “Women made most of the oldest-known cave art paintings, suggests a new analysis of ancient handprints. Most scholars had assumed these ancient artists were predominantly men, so the… Read More

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Shirin Neshat – A Contemporary Artist that will blow you away

Shirin Neshat – A Contemporary Artist that will blow you away

Posted August 1st, 2013

Contemporary Art, Iran, Video Art, Videos, Women

Shirin Neshat is among the best-known Persian artists in the Western world and compared to all the boring whitebread art by flannell shirt wearing, bearded hipsters you find in galleries these days she is not scared of the impact of her art. Or as Henry… Read More

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Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction in Berlin

Hilma af Klint – A Pioneer of Abstraction in Berlin

Posted July 31st, 2013

Abstract Art, Modernism, Shows, Sweden, Women

The first comprehensive retrospective of the Swedish artist Hilma af Klint (1862–1944) is being held at the Nationalgalerie im Hamburger Bahnhof. The exhibition (until 6 October 2013) presents a first comprehensive survey of the creative work of the Swedish female artist Hilma af Klint (1862-1944),… Read More

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Bad Girls – A collection in action !

Bad Girls – A collection in action !

Posted July 11th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Shows, Women

“Out with a canon of beauty imposed by men. Long live sexual freedom!” yelled the “Bad Girls” at Frac Lorraine in Metz, France and their press release reads like a manifesto for another feminist revolution desperately needed in a world full of singing hookers and… Read More

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Cross-border – Contemporary Female Artists from the Arabian Mediterranean Region

Cross-border – Contemporary Female Artists from the Arabian Mediterranean Region

Posted April 24th, 2013

Arab World, Contemporary Art, Women

Over the course of the “Arab Spring” the region to the south of the Mediterranean is undergoing a state of transformation, the events of which are followed in Europe with great interest, but also with hope and skepticism. With respect to content, the focus of… Read More

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Sexism Persists in the German Art World

Sexism Persists in the German Art World

Posted March 22nd, 2013

Discussions, Germany, Women

The art world is typically seen as open and progressive, even radical. But artists and curators in Germany say that, despite slow progress, the art scene is still plagued by widespread sexism and a conservative, macho culture. The Spiegel reports: “When it comes to art,… Read More

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Women’s Day 2013

Women’s Day 2013

Posted March 8th, 2013

Women

It’s International Women’s Day 2013 and to celebrate the collective creative ability of women we have compiled a few links and videos from our blog to mark the occasion. Let’s start with The challenge of exhibiting feminist art – A valuable collection of insight into… Read More