Holly Black
Holly Black is a London-based arts journalist who specialises in feminist practices and criticism across the visual arts. She has an MA in Curating and is currently Assistant Editor at Art Quarterly magazine.

Entries by Holly Black

Cult of Celebrity: Why We All Need to Stop Celebrating Sexual Predators

(0) Comments | Posted July 22, 2014 | 3:56 PM

This post was prompted by a very specific event involving an unexpected post on twitter. I am an obsessive fan of RuPaul's Drag Race and the winner of Season 4, Sharon Needles, is one of the fantastic drag queens I follow. As a member of a community that celebrates sexual...

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The Legend of the Iron Lady

(0) Comments | Posted April 8, 2013 | 3:57 PM

On Monday lunchtime there was an audible intake of breath following the news that Britain's most infamous Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher, had died peacefully... whilst living at the Ritz. Depending on where you were at this moment this intake was swiftly followed by a cheer or a respectful head bow.

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Celebrating an Age of Women's Activism: Suzanne Lacy's Silver Action

(0) Comments | Posted February 3, 2013 | 6:00 PM

One of the most common accusations that the world of contemporary art faces is that it is elitist and divorced from reality. In short, it doesn't make a difference in the real world. There is much evidence to support such a claim, and yet I am pleased to say there...

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Celebrating Ada Lovelace Day With the Legacy of April Greiman - Queen of Digital Design

(2) Comments | Posted October 16, 2012 | 9:45 AM

On a day that celebrates the amazing contributions of women in science, technology and mathematics it would be easy to assume that 'creative art' is not a category that would demand attention. Lovelace's mother certainly didn't think so, using militant 'logical' education to quash any passionate, poetic influences that Ada...

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