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Let's Talk About 'Women Artists' And What This Term Means

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.20.2015 | Arts

Here are some things I know about the art world: In 2013, every artist in the top 100 auction sales was a man. In 2014, there were no women in the t...

How To Make Friends With Your Country's Enemies

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.05.2015 | Arts

An aunty famous in my community for the grip she kept on her son’s love life is said to have issued a warning. We mocked it, but I admire its b...

This Is The Simplest Way To Fight Online Pervs

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 10.23.2015 | Arts

Earlier this month, The Huffington Post spoke with the brains behind @perv_magnet, the subversive Instagram account that just went justifiably v...

6 Self-Taught Women Artists You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 10.14.2015 | Arts

"Let's just say it's one of the sins inherited from mainstream art," curator Randall Morris said in an interview with The Huffington Post. He's refer...

New Wave Women: Frieze

Catherine Corman | Posted 10.06.2015 | Arts
Catherine Corman

She wants to capture "that particular moment when they're about to become what they'll become," she says. "I like looking at people when they're finding their way, living up to themselves."

The Top 10 Most Expensive Women Artists At Auction

artnet News | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.01.2015 | Arts

Read the original article on artnet News. Georgia O'Keeffe, Jimson Weed/White Flower No. 1 sold for $44.4 million at Sotheby's American art sale this...

The Love Affair Between Women Artists And Nature

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 08.17.2015 | Arts

"The spider is a repairer," French-American artist Louise Bourgeois said. "If you bash into the web of a spider, she doesn’t get mad. She weaves...

11 Women Artists Who Should Have Their Own MoMA Retrospectives

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.11.2015 | Arts

Raise your hand if you went to the Museum of Modern Art this summer. I'd imagine more than a few New Yorkers are lifting an appendage, confessing to ...

Mist of the Earth: A Stunning Exhibition of the Brazilian Atlantic Forest Region

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 07.10.2015 | Arts
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

It was during a visit to São Paulo that a budding acquaintance with Denise Milan was spawned. I was drawn to her work and a world of discovery that she presented to me through her stone constructs and the multilayered tableaus that resonated throughout her installations.

How To Overcome The Odds, According To Women Artists

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.16.2015 | Arts

Paula Rego DBE Paula Rego, DBE was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1935. Today, at 80 years old, the artist is known worldwide for her spellbindi...

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 06.09.2015 | 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 06.03.2015 | 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 | 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.