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Feminism

‘The biggest hurdle we had to overcome was psychological: the belief that there never had been, and never could be, great women artists’

‘I have invested a lot of energy promoting women artists’

‘Mentorship? I don’t think I even knew what the word meant!’

Featuring Judy Chicago and Miriam Schapiro, ‘Womanhouse’ marks the 30th anniversary of the museum dedicated to women artists

 

Since 1991 the feminist collective has played a key role in nurturing a space for queer activism and sexual and identity politics on film

‘No one is born a feminist but, if nothing else makes us so beforehand, our working environments will’

A recent exhibition in Paris rightly affirms the artist as a central figure in arguably the first gender-equal Western art movement

20 Museum directors from major institutions around the world nominate a favourite work by a woman artist in their collection

Mary Cassatt, In the Lodge, 1878, oil on canvas, 81 x 66 cm. Courtesy: Museum of Fine Arts Boston, and Musée Jacquemart-André, Paris

The myriad achievements of women artists, writers, curators, patrons and art historians

Helen Cammock, film still from There’s A Hole in the Sky Part I, 2016. Courtesy: the artist

Max Mara-winner Helen Cammock joins France-Lise McGurn, Renee So and Zadie Xa in producing charitable limited editions 

Anna Maria Maiolino, É o que Sobra (What Is Left Over), from the series ‘Fotopoemação’ (Photopoemaction), 1974, digital print, 62 × 153 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

How the radical practices of female artists drove the Modernist movement in Brazil