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Women Artists

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

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 11.04.2014 | 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 10.02.2014 | 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 | 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 | 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...

New Wave Women: Illumination

Catherine Corman | Posted 06.03.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Karin Apollonia Müller starts with photographs taken from a space telescope hundreds of miles above the earth. She molds them into a romantic globe, where geography is altered, balanced and harmonized.

Women Artists Who Broke the Mold

Janice Sands | Posted 05.28.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

As March -- Women's History Month -- comes to a close, it's a good time to reflect on those women artists in the past who have paved the way for women artists today, challenging fiercely held stereotypes and creating great art.

Women at the Armory

Catherine Corman | Posted 05.24.2014 | Arts
Catherine Corman

Here is a sampling of international female artists at the New York Armory Show.

Notes From the Road: Little Rock

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 05.05.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Delita Martin's sharp relief prints bring together history, memory and imagination to create images of African-American women that serve as icons of strength and community.

What Does It Mean to Be a Professional Artist?

Janice Sands | Posted 04.23.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

Artists and writers often face a major reality check when they leave the confines of academia. It can be a sobering experience to question whether you have the commitment it takes to pursue a career in the creative world.

Notes From the Road: Phoenix

Don Bacigalupi | Posted 04.14.2014 | Arts
Don Bacigalupi

Her large, richly detailed and colorful paintings begin with the anatomical structure of the human body, but manage to fold in the artist's love of the maps collected by her grandfather.

Kathleen J. Graves' Passionate Art Advocacy of the Environment

Jacqueline Bishop | Posted 03.18.2014 | Arts
Jacqueline Bishop

Graves believes that there are "Bots" living among us -- Bots being artificially intelligent beings that camouflage themselves to blend into the gardens and landscapes of her large-scale photographs and her sculptures.

What The Home Means To Contemporary Women Artists

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts

In the early 1970s a group of 25 feminist art students took over a deserted mansion in Hollywood, transforming the space into the historic project kno...

Women: A Year in Review, From the Arts and Beyond

Janice Sands | Posted 02.22.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

We want to see the day when women who create art -- at all levels -- have an equal opportunity to get it to the marketplace, and to make a reasonable living from it.

'Art Is One Of Our Nation's Most Valuable Exports'

Posted 11.07.2013 | Arts

Yesterday Los Angeles' Museum of Contemporary Art hosted its 8th Annual Women in the Arts Luncheon, a celebration of the art world's most innovative a...

10 Women Artists Of The New Milennium You Should Know

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 11.04.2013 | Arts

In 2008, four female authors gathered together to address a decades-old question, once posited by art historian Linda Nochlin: "Why have there been no...

From the Boardroom to the Gallery, Women Shut Out

Janice Sands | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Janice Sands

In Gagosian Gallery's new exhibition, "The Show Is Over," of the 35 artists featured, just one is female; a staggering reminder of how much work there is left to be done in furthering gender equity within the arts.

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 01.23.2014 | Arts
Marcia G. Yerman

Paula Modersohn-Becker: The First Modern Woman Artist, by Diane Radycki, relates the personal story and artistic history of a woman that has much to offer today's audiences.

Only One Female Artist Made It Into This Exhibition? Really?

Posted 09.23.2013 | Arts

Really, art world? An upcoming exhibit at the behemoth gallery known as Gagosian has managed to wrinkle the feathers of art admirers once again. T...