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Guerrilla Girls

Gender Imbalance In The Art Museum And Gallery Worlds

Susan Eley | Posted 10.25.2016 | New York
Susan Eley

It seems that we gallerists need to do more to encourage gender parity in our exhibition programming. And even, or perhaps controversially, to self-correct by putting more female artists on our rosters and walls.

Maybe It's Time To Retire The Word 'Genius'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.04.2016 | Arts

On Thursday, 23 brilliant humans were officially elevated to the category of “genius” after being chosen as MacArthur Fellows by the John D. and C...

'War Was All I Knew Then' -- Former Colombian Child Soldier Speaks Out

UN Women | Posted 06.17.2016 | Impact
UN Women

I've lived among weapons since I was born. In December 1994, my mother and other relatives were killed during military operations by the Colombian Government against the FARC-EP. This event, which I survived, changed my life.

Guerrilla Tactics Call for Gorilla Masks

Mary Alice Franklin | Posted 04.05.2016 | Arts
Mary Alice Franklin

For more than 30 years, a group of anonymous women has exercised guerrilla tactics in gorilla masks to draw attention away from them and toward the lack of diversity in the art world. We don't know their faces or even their names.

Your Radical Guide To Fighting Discrimination In The Arts

The Huffington Post | Tricia Tongco | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts

If you spent 30 years trying to accomplish one thing, what kinds of results would you need to keep you going? When it comes to mastering a skill, a f...

Let These Masked Feminists Explain How Depressing Gender Inequality In Art Is

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.14.2016 | Arts

Did you happen to watch "The Late Show" on Wednesday night? Did you happen to catch a glimpse of three women in gorilla masks chatting with Stephen Co...

Art, Fashion, & the Selfie - G Gurl Selfie

Shawn Reinoehl | Posted 09.18.2016 | Style
Shawn Reinoehl

Art is all around us, fashion forever changing and the selfie transcending the way we view the self. By eliminating the self in the photo series I pre...

The Guerrilla Girls Are The Feminist Masked Avengers The Art World Still Needs

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 01.20.2015 | Arts

We had always hoped the real life super-heroines of our time would wear masks. And then there were the Guerrilla Girls, a feminist art collective that...

The Whitney Houston Biennial Is Here To Make Your Feminist Art Dreams Come True

Posted 03.04.2014 | Arts

The art world is gearing up for the Whitney Biennial this month, a mammoth exhibition of 103 contemporary artists who in some way communicate the pres...

13 Works That Made The Art World A Better Place For Women

Posted 01.27.2014 | Arts

Part political posters, part works of fine art, the Guerrilla Girls' wheatpaste prints shook up the art world in 1980s New York and far, far beyond. P...

Guerrilla Girl Talk: The Masked Art Radicals on Their New Research, The Art Market, And Occupy Wall Street

ARTINFO | Posted 06.06.2012 | Arts

NEW YORK -- The very continued existence of the Guerrilla Girls is a reminder that the art world still has some growing to do. Last Thursday night, th...

Art, Love, & Politics In The 1980s

Posted 03.15.2012 | Arts

While pop culture makes the 80s out to be all bad perms, neon, and saccharine pop songs, on a deeper level this was a profoundly transformative decade...

Women-Made Films Mostly Ignored by the National Film Registry. Why?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Diane Tucker

The situation for women who want to make movies is grim. Despite the fact that film schools graduate as many women as men, just 4% of Hollywood directors are women.