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The 19th Century American Women Artists You Don't Know, But Should

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 05.29.2015 | Arts

The following artists constitute a very different breed of American heroes than those we're used to hearing about. They fought for feminism de...

Using Objects as Evidence to Tell a Woman's Story: An Interview with Amelia Peck, Curator at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 05.26.2015 | Arts
Jacqueline Bishop

At The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Peck has three areas that she is in charge of: She is the American textile curator and oversees all textiles from the earliest period of American history to the first half of the twentieth century. She makes sure that the textiles are cared for, acquires relevant pieces for the Met, and she designs exhibitions around the textiles in the collection.

Studio Visit With Helen Pashgian: The Leading Lady of Light

Lita Barrie | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts
Lita Barrie

Light is a lifelong obsession for the most brilliant minds, bringing artists and physicists into critical dialogue through their parallel explorations. For centuries, scientists have asked: "Why is the sky blue?"

What I Learned When I Turned The Camera On Myself

Giselle Noelle Morgan | Posted 04.03.2015 | Women
Giselle Noelle Morgan

The mere act of being a woman artist is an act of rebellion since it was and still is male-dominated. These handpicked pieces take the rebellion one step further by illustrating the stories of women in isolation through their own art.

10 Heroic Women Of Art History Who Defied Creative Expectations

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.23.2015 | Arts

They broke the rules. They changed the game. They often had very poofy hair. These are the women artists who embodied the idea of feminist...

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

How Frida Kahlo's Miscarriage Put Her On The Path To Becoming An Iconic Artist

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 03.13.2015 | Arts

Before Frida Kahlo reached her 25th birthday, the Mexican artist had contracted polio, survived a horrific bus accident and endured a traumatic miscar...

Mosaic of a Lady: 5 Super Femme Stories

Mia Kossiavelou | Posted 05.06.2015 | Business
Mia Kossiavelou

How do we tell the story about women today? A portrait, more like a contemporary mosaic, if you will, emerged, of disruptive, brilliant, super femmes from diverse backgrounds around the globe, as I interviewed five women to celebrate International Women's Day.

Yup, New York's Major Art Galleries Are Still Sadly Sexist

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.20.2015 | Arts

Depressing news in the art world today. Curator Maura Reilly posted a "report card" on Facebook, a tally of art world statistics compiled by the anony...

10 Amazing Female Artists And Their Male Muses

The Huffington Post | Talia Lavin | Posted 02.13.2015 | Arts

A recent essay in the Telegraph entitled “The Secret Lives of the Great Artists’ Lovers” begins: “For as long as man has painted, he (and it u...

The School of the Heartist -- Days of Founding a New School

Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist | Posted 04.14.2015 | Arts
Yanna Bat Adam, Heartist

It was time for me to speak more directly than I could with paintings -- to speak with living people -- in particular, those for whom creativity is a strong impulse that is sometimes problematic.

6 Survival Tips for Women Writers

Holly Robinson | Posted 04.06.2015 | Books
Holly Robinson

Leave home. I don't care if you borrow a friend's empty kitchen while she's away for the weekend, sign up for a writing retreat, or rent a motel room, but find a way to get out of your house. Your family will survive and you will come to embrace this time, making the almighty leap between caretaker and woman writer easier.

For Ruba Katrib, Curator at SculptureCenter, Mentoring Is Beneficial to Female Artists and Curators

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 04.05.2015 | Arts
Jacqueline Bishop

Ruba Katrib, curator at SculptureCenter in New York, wants to challenge popular notions of what sculpture is. "For many people," Katrib shares, "sculpture remains largely three-dimensional, but truthfully sculpture has long moved to incorporate ideas outside of just three-dimensionality. If I had to define what sculpture is, it would be about relationships to space.

Veerle Poupeye Charts a New, More Dynamic Path for the National Gallery of Jamaica and Explains Why Female Artists Should Continually Strive for Excellence

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 03.14.2015 | Arts
Jacqueline Bishop

The greatest misconception that people have about Jamaican art, says Dr. Veerle Poupeye, Executive Director of the National Gallery of Jamaica, comes from trying to narrow down the definition of what, exactly, Jamaican art is.

New Wave Women: Pulse and Nada

Catherine Corman | Posted 02.28.2015 | Arts
Catherine Corman

"By photographing these marginal details; stains, traces, dust, dirt, I bring them to the center of vision, allowing them to exist and prevail," she says, in an attempt to foreground "the abjectness of the otherwise invisible."

To Gift or Not to Gift: The Problems With the Online Marketplace for Art and Shopping for Works this Holiday Season

Janice Sands | Posted 02.23.2015 | Arts
Janice Sands

Sure, this can mean expanded opportunities for artists to earn a profit, but the costs are far-reaching. The evolving marketplace, which can resemble a one-stop, big box shop for artwork, encourages uninformed collecting practices, leading to a devaluation of the work and its meaning and merit.

It's an Accessible Life: My 24-Hour Journey

Sally Swanson | Posted 02.16.2015 | Arts
Sally Swanson

The white Christmas I'm thinking about this season has nothing to do with snow. Rather, it's all about a site specific art installation that occurred this October.

These Are The Most Expensive Women Artists At Auction

artnet | Posted 12.12.2014 | Arts

This article originally appeared on artnet News. When Georgia O'Keeffe's painting Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 (1932) sold at Sotheby's last week...

How Have Fame and Fortune Shaped the Business of Being an Artist?

Janice Sands | Posted 02.04.2015 | Arts
Janice Sands

"I think that the youngest members of our society are increasingly worried about making their way in the world, and their anxiety is shaping the way that some of them approach being an artist."

Pat Passlof: Paintings From the 50's -- Restating the Question of Meaning

David Loncle | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
David Loncle

She would have been one of (if not the) youngest artists on the block, and by chance was likely the very first artist to live and work on 10th street.

Why Women Artists Should Think Ahead

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 01.31.2015 | Arts
Jacqueline Bishop

When she was a young girl growing up in Washington, DC all the museums were free to the public and going to a museum was one of her favorite things to do. Then in high school a teacher introduced Catherine Morris to art history, and it was love at first sight.

Kate Abbey-Lambertz

These Photos Show Why Hope Is Alive In Detroit

HuffingtonPost.com | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 11.21.2014 | Arts

Farmers and dancers; avid cyclists and socially conscious 7-year-olds: these probably aren't who -- or what -- comes to mind when outsiders think of D...

Claire Gilman, Curator at the Drawing Center, Sees Opportunities for Women in the Art World

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 01.03.2015 | Arts
Jacqueline Bishop

I knew then, in the moments we sat and talked in my studio, that hers was a story I wanted to hear more of, and a story I wanted to tell. The truth is, I was fascinated by Claire Gilman and wanted to know how such a young woman ended up being the curator at one of the most prestigious art institutions in the U.S.: The Drawing Center.

New Wave Women: Paris Photo Los Angeles

Catherine Corman | Posted 12.02.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Corinne Vionnet layers hundreds of similar photographs of the same landmark to give an impression of a place we all know. Influenced by the mists of Monet and Turner, as well as early etchings of monuments, she hopes to create a portrait of collective memory.

Meet Female Photographers Changing The Way Women Are Portrayed

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 09.22.2014 | Arts

“Open yourself as wide as you can … like a piece of unexposed, sensitized material,” famed documentary photographer Dorothea Lange once said. ...

Katherine Brooks

Five Women Artists Are Setting The Stage For A Future Feminism

HuffingtonPost.com | Katherine Brooks | Posted 09.05.2014 | Arts

The future is female. These were the words that greeted those entering a demure communal art space in the West Village this week. They formed one o...