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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 02.12.2015 | 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 02.04.2015 | 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 02.03.2015 | 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 01.12.2015 | 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...

How Not to Write About Women Artists

hyperallergic.com | Posted 08.27.2014 | Arts

Gertrude Käsbeir and Rinko Kawauchi have two things in common: they’re women and they’re photographers. Käsbeir was an early American photograph...

Fame, Fortune and the Female Artist

Agnes Gund | Posted 09.21.2014 | New York
Agnes Gund

I have collected art, and been involved with artists and the art world, for almost 50 years. Through all that time, I have wondered why female artists have less success, fewer exhibitions and attention, than male artists.

What Does It Take to Turn an Art School Education Into a Successful Career?

F. Scott Hess | Posted 09.09.2014 | Arts
F. Scott Hess

A faculty that exhibits in important markets and that is willing to share their hard-won art world network helps short-cut the process. Ignore networking and an art career is nearly impossible.

'Oneira: I Dream the Self' at Studio C Gallery in Los Angeles

John Seed | Posted 08.18.2014 | Arts
John Seed

Oneira was organized by Peggy Nichols, an artist who has transformed her working space at the Santa Fe Art Colony in Los Angeles into an open-by-appointment gallery and also a space for artist's workshops. Her creation is dedicated to exhibiting and emphasizing the work of women artists as a vehicle in bringing attention to the feminine characteristics and trademarks of art making.

New Wave Women: AIPAD

Catherine Corman | Posted 08.11.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Below is a sampling of photographs by women at the Association of International Photography Art Dealers Show, held at the Park Avenue Armory in New Yo...

Beauty Fierce as Stars*, Groundbreaking Women Painters 1950s and Beyond at Mythos Fine Art & Artifacts

John Seed | Posted 07.21.2014 | Arts
John Seed

2014-05-21-johnseedimagepaint.jpg At Mythos Fine Art & Artifacts in Berkeley, co-curators Karen Zullo Sherr and Sue Steel are presenting the first of two exhibitions showcasing the works of women painters who were active in the Bay Area art scene of the 1950s.

What Keeps a Woman Writing? Other Women Who Write.

Holly Robinson | Posted 06.07.2014 | Women
Holly Robinson

Any woman who works knows there isn't enough time in the day to get everything done. Even before we start our paid jobs, we've put in hours of lab...