Women in art

Here she comes: 'Problematic' femme fatale trope gets feminist reappraisal in Hamburg exhibition

Artists from Dante Gabriel Rossetti to Nan Goldin are brought together at the Hamburger Kunsthalle to re-examine the stereotype’s origins and new takes

Do UK museums ignore violence against women?

Despite the availability of work by high-profile artists, leading institutions are reticent about confronting a pressing issue

Artists take to Instagram to criticise Gilbert & George’s claims that museums are now ‘woke’ and only focus on Black and women artists

Candice Breitz, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Ghada Amer and Athi-Patra Ruga all spoke out against the duo on social media

Modern women rediscovered: Frieze Masters focuses on female artists

The Spotlight section of the fair is showing 26 solo booths of 20th-century women artists who have been too-long forgotten in art history

Interview by Aimee Dawson

America's racial reckoning: inside the controversial Guston show

Plus, London's new Queer Britain museum and a rediscovered work by Caterina Angela Pierozzi

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This digital archive brings women art dealers back into the story of Modern art

The Women Art Dealers Digital Archives explores the role of historical women gallerists as powerful forces in once-niche markets that have since become major sectors of the art world

Voluptuous Venus figurines may have helped prehistoric Europeans survive the Ice Age

The objects were passed on as “ideological tools” that created advantageous body ideals for women, researchers argue

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

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

“He enabled me to know myself better”: Interview with Giacometti's last surviving muse, Paola Carola

One of the sculptor's models reflects upon his enduring influence and how he changed her life

Stockholmarchive

Not enough women in the Swedish national collection, says director

Lars Nittve has asked the Swedish government for $6.8m to spend on female artists

Filmsarchive

ABMB hosts film on nine top female gallerists

Dishing the dirt on NY’s women dealers

Venice Biennale gets two women curators

Appointment of Maria Corral and Rosa Martinez announced

Gardening and art at the National Portrait Gallery

Women’s studies blended with the media biography and botanical illustration

Surrealismarchive

How Surrealism has shaped the self-portraits of three generations of women artists

Women and Surrealism at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art