Gender

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Book Shorts

This well illustrated and wittily written book provides a thorough history of men wearing women’s clothes

Transformation, communication, exaggeration and non-conformity are some of the impulses behind cross-dressing

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Exhibitions

MFA Boston dissects the coded language of gender-bending fashion

Exhibition delves into Western pop culture’s great moments of binary disruption

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Books

What books in paintings mean

The significance of books in works of art

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Royal Academy of Arts

Ignominy to influence: a history of women at the Royal Academy

London institution’s founders included two women, but a long period of male domination has only recently been challenged

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Art Basel in Hong Kong 2018

No end to gender woes? Time’s not up in Asia

There is a gross gender imbalance across the Asian art world, but the representation of female artists, curators and dealers is also on the rise in the region

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Women Artists

Images of female sexuality abound at Frieze New York as artists find new ways to challenge perceptions

Women doing it for (and to) themselves

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Guerrilla Girls

Guerrilla Girls: Rewriting art history from the distaff side

“Do women have to be naked to get into the Met?” and other pointers on the good, the bad and the ugly of women in art

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Renaissance

Books: Looking at women in Paola Tinagli's "Women in Italian Renaissance art"

No great women artists? But they star in all the pictures

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Women Artists

Women artists provide alternative view at the Whitechapel

“Inside the visible” is on show until 8 December