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Women in Art History

Today's Artists Are Sick Of History Framing Women As Perfect

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.30.2016 | Arts

In art and in life, women have long been held to impossible standards of perfection. Walk through the halls of any museum and you're sure to encounter...

5 Things You Didn't Know About the Original Whitney Studio

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 06.01.2016 | Arts
National Trust for Historic Preservation

We know from our National Treasures work with the original Whitney Studio in Greenwich Village that this unique history is one that is continually taking shape. And because of that, we offer five lesser known facts about Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney and the original Whitney Museum of American Art.

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...

Women in Art: A Tale of a Revolutionary Contemporary

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 08.06.2013 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Young artists like Susan Rothenberg, who came of age in the early 1970s, became frustrated with this "dead end." Rothenberg had made classic minimalist -- what she called "Gestalt" -- paintings, comprised of a few colors in geometric shapes.

Power And Elegance

Posted 05.14.2012 | Arts

"Economy of Grace," Kehinde Wiley's new exhibition at Sean Kelly Gallery, taps into his familiar ornate portraits that mix Renaissance pomp and contem...

Finally! Exhibition Of Female Artists From Revolutionary France

Posted 04.05.2012 | Arts

Today is #WhyILoveMuseums day on Twitter, and we decided to spotlight an upcoming exhibition that shows what a museum is capable of: illuminating the ...