Women Artists

It's a woman’s world: what sold on Frieze's VIP day

Work by women, much of it featuring women's bodies, has been attracting the attention of buyers at the London fair

National Gallery of Australia commissions its most expensive ever piece of art

Lindy Lee's A$14m sculpture will be one of the country's first environmentally sustainable public works

Triumphant in their time, yet largely erased later: a Met exhibition explores ‘The New Woman Behind the Camera’

Chronicling the work of female photographers from the 1920s to the 1950s, a show organised with the National Gallery of Art breaks significant ground

'Art is our spiritual oxygen': new shows to see in London and New York

We discuss Matthew Barney, Igshaan Adams, Eileen Agar and Louise Bourgeois

Hosted by Ben Luke. with guest speaker Louisa Buck. Produced by Julia Michalska, David Clack, Aimee Dawson and Henrietta Bentall
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Sotheby’s launches first auction dedicated to women artists—but why do we still need a segregated sale in 2021?

Online sale will span the 17th to the 21st centuries featuring artists including Dorothea Tanning, Hannah Höch and Barbara Hepworth

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Extract | The day Anthony van Dyck received 'wise advice from the words of a blind woman’—the 17th-century artist Sofonisba Anguissola

New book by Jennifer Higgie gives astute insights into brilliant women artists shut out of art history

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No great women artists? How Linda Nochlin tore apart the art historical narrative 50 years ago

The feminist writer’s renowned essay ‘Why have there been no great women artists?’ challenged the myth of male genius and called for a new way of thinking

Say my name, say my name: huge exhibition aims to put Australian women artists on the map

The show at Canberra's National Gallery of Australia spans the past 120 years and includes works by Nora Heysen, Tracey Moffatt and the Tjanpi Desert Weavers

Madrid's Prado museum accused of misogyny in open letter after misattributing work to female artist

Uninvited Guests exhibition has "been done from a misogynistic point of view and still projects the misogyny of the 19th century,” says one signatory

Campaign launched to enshrine Corita Kent’s former Los Angeles studio as a historical landmark

The studio where the “nun-turned-artist” produced colourful, conscious works in the 1960s could be demolished

Met adds Clara Peeters still-life to its petit bouquet of works by early women painters

The Flemish painter was at the top of the museum’s wish list and helps fill a large gender gap in the collection

Museum devoted to Palestinian art to celebrate International Women's Day with exhibition

The show features more than 200 works by women artists such as Samia Halaby and Laila Shawa

Park Avenue Armory to commission 100 women artists for centennial of 19th amendment

Partner institutions across the city will help select artists to commemorate milestone anniversary of womens’ right to vote

Here come the 'angels of anarchy': Surrealist women to steal the shows in 2020

Exhibitions in UK, Europe and US speak to growing public appetite for scholarship on the women of art history

Sculptor Gego closes Brazil museum’s year of women artists

São Paulo survey at Masp shows work by one of the leading figures of the 1950s kinetic and geometric abstraction movement

Female artists outperform males when their work returns to auction, report finds

A data study by Sotheby's Mei Moses reveals a 73% increase for work by women in repeat sales, while men lagged at 8%

Let us now praise famous women : Museums finally find their feminine side

A wave of exhibitions of influential female artists begins this month on both sides of the Atlantic

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Paintings by women, paintings of women

Record sales for women artists at Christie's

Cheim & Read’s year of women artists

Exhibitions included artists Joan Mitchell, Jenny Holzer and more

Friezearchive

Women artists are doing it for themselves at Frieze Masters

The London fair features a raft of women, including Judy Chicago, who are eschewing assembly-line art

Women artists lead the way in Brazil

Unlike their Western counterparts, female Brazilian artists are at the forefront of the market

Art Baselarchive

It’s a man’s (art) world—or is it?

Only around 25% of the dealers at Art Basel are female, but women are giving no quarter as the playing field begins to level out

Surrealismarchive

Surrealist women artists follow Alice’s footsteps in new exhibition

Female surrealists are having their day in the sun at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma)

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An interview with Anahita Razmi, winner of the Frieze Art Fair's Emdash Award '11

How a 12-screen video installation on show at Frieze was filmed despite Iran’s strict regime

Mexico’s female focus

Fair devotes section to emerging women artists

Iranarchive

Robert Adanto's documentary "Pearls on the Ocean Floor" throws spotlight on Iran's revolutionary female artists

The women who go against the grain, featured at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

Filmsarchive

Art on the big screen: Documenting feminism and how women changed the (art) world

Lynn Hershman Leeson’s film is an invaluable historical record of the feminist art movement in the US

Art Baselarchive

Where are the women of Art Basel?

High priced male artists such as Warhol and Picasso dominate the stands

Art Baselarchive

Where are the women at Art Basel?

High priced male artists such as Warhol and Picasso dominate the stands

Books: Impressionist women and Impressionists’ women

New works on a quartet of women painters and the wives and models of three of the men

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Feminist art cracks the market’s glass ceiling

Historical trends of male art selling for more are being challenged

New York’s women on film

Chiara Clemente's "Our City Dreams" at Art Basel

Exchange scheme for Emirati women artists

Sheikha Manal Al Maktoum launched the program yesterday

Tatearchive

Tate to buy more work by women

The gender imbalance within the Tate's holdings is to be redressed, following in the footsteps of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm

Women by women in photography

Commercial photography in New York City

Jane Evelyn Atwood's new book 'Too much time: women in prison' reviewed

“People often ask how I could pursue such a ‘sad’ subject for so long”

“Overcoming all obstacles: Women of the Académie Julian”

Exhibition shows at Dixon Gallery, Memphis, 9 July-24 September

The first museum show devoted to the Académie Julian

This provided women artists with vital instruction in life-drawing

The body under scrutiny: Interview with Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith responds to recent attacks on her work by Met director Philippe de Montebello

Booksarchive

Books: Essays on sex, gender and identity in Dada

Naomi Sawelson-Gorse edits this collection on the often overlooked women of Dada

Shirin Neshat explores gender and difference in St Mary-le-Bow

As part of the build-up to the opening in 2000 of its new Bankside building, the Tate is organising exhibitions in nearby parts of London - a film installation by this Iranian-born artist in a Wren church gives a taste of things to come

Women artists provide alternative view at the Whitechapel

“Inside the visible” is on show until 8 December

Booksarchive

A look at the best of new art books

Books on non-Western art, women artists, and from the new art history

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