#feminism

Women Artists

Female vs. Male Gaze: Suzanne Valadon’s Reclining Nude

Female nudes are prevalent throughout art history. There are the ancient mythological goddesses, the Biblical Eves and Susannas, and then there are [...]

Lauren Kraut 5 October 2021

Street Art

CHEAP: When Art Meets Activism – Interview with the Co-founder Sara Manfredi

“Art” and “activism” surely are not enough words to describe what CHEAP is. CHEAP is an innovative Italian street poster art [...]

Arianna Richetti 18 September 2021

Literature

10 Art Books for Your Summer Holidays in 2021

Summer is finally here, and if you are looking for some summer reading to accompany you while you laze by the pool of your villa or soak up the sun [...]

Charlotte Stace 7 August 2021

Museum Stories

Shahzia Sikander – An Extraordinary Past in Present Time

Exhibition review of "Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities" at the Morgan Library and Museum, New York, USA (June 18 - September 26, 2021)

Jennifer S. Musawwir 21 July 2021

Women Artists

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? 50 Years Later

The well-known essay Why have there been no great women artists by Linda Nochlin was originally published in ARTnews in January 1971. It is an essay [...]

Errika Gerakiti 10 July 2021

Women Artists

Paula Rego and Other Strong Women

A couple of years ago, I wrote a very short article about Paula Rego's fairy tale-like works. Yet, only recently I found out that we were born in the [...]

Magda Michalska 8 April 2021

Art State of Mind

Art Activist Barbie, When Playful Protests Indicate Gender Inequality in Art

Art Activist Barbie has been showing up in museums and galleries for over three years, criticizing the male-dominated art world. Holding a lollipop [...]

Errika Gerakiti 8 April 2021

Victorian Era

Victorian Feminists and Their Supernatural Powers

The Victorian feminists in 19th-century England paved the way for the women’s movement across the world. The ‘New Woman, as she was called, [...]

Anastasia Manioudaki 3 April 2021

Women Artists

The Feminist Artists Who Changed the World

Discovering the trailblazing women who led the way for female talent today.

Guest Profile 6 March 2021

Special Occasion And News

The Pros and Cons of Maggie Hambling’s Mary Wollstonecraft

Maggie Hambling CBE (b. 1945) is a British artist who is rarely seen without a cigarette. She paints beautiful land and seascapes, has several [...]

Isla Phillips 21 December 2020

History

Petticoats, Pennies, and Politics: A Short History of the Suffragette Penny

Have you ever found one of those old brown British pennies? In an antique shop or in one of Grandma’s old handbags? Just a small, flat copper disc? [...]

Candy Bedworth 12 December 2020

Women Artists

Guerrilla Girls, Inc. – 35 Years and Counting

Here’s a look at the Guerrilla Girls’ feminist interventions that have kept the art world on its toes in honor of their most recent publication.

Jennifer S. Musawwir 9 December 2020