Feminism

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Feminist artist Suzanne Lacy on the possibilities of activism and public service in the art world

The artist’s current survey at the Queens Museum in New York revisits major milestones of her practice

A brush with... Emma Talbot

An in-depth interview with the artist on her cultural experiences and greatest influences, from Sassetta to Klimt

Hosted by Ben Luke. Produced by David. Clack and Aimee Dawson. and Henrietta Bentall
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Pro-arts but pro-sexism? New South Korean president ushers in a contentious era after 'incel election'

Against a backdrop of misogynistic rhetoric, President-elect Yoon Suk-yeol promises to create half a million jobs in the Korean cultural industry

Booksreview

‘Not art history as usual’: book brings together revolutionary writings by the feminist art historian Linda Nochlin

The 30 essays on realism, Modernism and modernity include seven that have never before been published

Womanhouse—the original matrix for feminist art—turns 50

Anat Ebgi gallery and Judy Chicago’s Through the Flower exhibition space are marking the occasion

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Within minutes, top Russian artists manage to raise funds for legal defence of feminist artist facing six-year prison term

Yulia Tsvetkova, a LGBTQ activist-artist, is facing pornography charges for posting body-positive drawings

Radical from the start: Judy Chicago’s retrospective at the De Young Museum goes beyond The Dinner Party

The exhibition demonstrates how the artist has “always been progressive in her thinking” about social issues, from feminism to environmentalism

Despite widespread opposition, 'sexist' Marilyn Monroe statue installed next to Palm Springs Art Museum

A number of activist groups are still fighting to relocate the statue, considered to be exploitative and sexist, from outside the museum

Sexism by numbers: Guerrilla Girls ask UK public to send in statistics of females nudes vs female artists at local museums

Feminist protest groups' Male Graze project is part of the contemporary art festival Art Night

Guerrilla Girls: corrupt museum boards, the female nude and NFTs

Plus, Glasgow International festival and Cézanne at MoMA

Hosted by Ben Luke and Aimee Dawson. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack and Henrietta Bentall
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Mary Beth Edelson, feminist art pioneer, has died, aged 88

She was a founding member of the Heresies Collective and made activism as well as spirituality a major part of her practice

People see only 'silver tits' and 'bouffant pubes' now—but I predict Mary Wollstonecraft sculpture will become widely admired

One of the iron rules of art history is that the more derided a work of art at first, the more celebrated it will become

Twitter explodes with debate around long-awaited statue of feminist trailblazer Mary Wollstonecraft

Sculpture by Maggi Hambling is the result of a decade-long campaign to honour the 18th-century women's rights advocate

Judy Chicago's Birth Project series work will benefit Planned Parenthood as reproductive healthcare comes under renewed threat

With a high estimate of $350,000, the sale of "Trinity Birth Quilt" at Sotheby's Choice Works charity auction event could reset the artist's auction record

Vancouver painter’s $100 Facebook portraits raise more than $150,000 for residency project

Proto-Riot Grrrl Jean Smith plans to launch space to support international artists

Lawnews

France reconfirms that women baring their breasts in public is illegal—even for artists and protestors

Two women who are part of the Ukrainian feminist group Femen were charged for topless protests, one of which was in a Paris museum

Dressing for success, an artist helps women demand their due

Michele Pred is asking artists, their dealers and potential collectors to commit to a price hike for works of art by women

UN condemns threats against Kyrgyz museum director who staged feminist art exhibition

Museum hosted a 'Feminnale' that included performance work highlighting plight of sex workers

Women artists fight for reproductive rights with US election fundraising show

"I want to normalise abortion as a life-saving medical procedure, mentally and physically," says Marilyn Minter

Feminist exhibition in China suddenly axed following alleged governmental pressure

Show in Shanghai cancelled after being deemed "too sensitive" to run during 70th anniversary of country's founding

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Chicago project is growing a community for artist mothers

Extended Practice organises discussions, child-friendly performances and events with babysitters

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Interview: Andrea Bowers discusses power dynamics post #MeToo

The artist, whose work is causing a stir at Art Basel, aims to keep alive conversations on the toxic nature of power that sparked the feminist social movement

Collector's Eye: Alejandra Castro Rioseco on collecting the work of female artists

Latin American artists feature prominently in the collection of the Chilean supporter of women's rights

Gaetano Pesce's anti-patriarchy sculpture outrages feminists in Milan

Work created for Milan Design Week perpetuates violence against women, critics say

She persisted: DC’s National Portrait Gallery looks at the history of the women’s vote

One of the longest reform movements in American history, which continues to be an issue today, is explored in the show

Galleries are focusing on female artists to tackle the industry's gender divide

Dealers are attempting to redress the balance as report shows that women continue to be underrepresented