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Frieze Masters 7

Researchers have compiled an illustrated resource that throws light on overlooked female artists from the 15th to 19th centuries

English Heritage are calling for more commemorative plaques in London devoted to women from history; and you can nominate your own

Born in Kandy, Minnette de Silva was the first female Asian female architect to be registered with RIBA

‘Her oeuvre was a radical departure and fiery negation of the masculine art-making that was prominent in the 1970s’

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

 

‘Eichwald often reveals her journey through her direct, yet humorous and heady titles’

‘I remember being hit by the odour of smoke and the soft, hazy light bathing the enormous space of the abandoned factory’

‘Green’s installation doesn’t exist to serve as evidence of well-established narratives’

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

‘Fragments of improvized poetry came together and devoured one another’

‘She has such authority in her tangled daubs and streaks’

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