It's no surprise that this week-long event (through March 11) is a must-see exhibition on a grand and elegant scale, where many of the art dealers are as respected and well-known as the artists they represent.
Hershman Leeson asks the audience? "Can you name three women artists?" She took her camera into the streets where flabbergasted subjects exiting world-class museums struggle to name names. A few, tentatively, produce, "Frida Kahlo?"
The rise of feminism corresponds roughly with the expansion of the artworld to include women's production. This is a history that began predominantly in impelling women's art as an expression of the identification of women apart from men.