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Bonham’s Sale Highlights Gender Bias in Art

London auction house Bonham’s will have a women-only section in its upcoming Post-War and Contemporary art sale on February 11th. The section will include 11 female artists to help close the gender imbalance so prevalent in the art world and to shine light on the works of those artists. According to Bonham’s, only 19 of […]

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MOMA and the Representation of Women Artists

Art, like most things in life, can be a bit of a boys’ club. A recent article by the Huffington Post highlights this problem, shining a light on 11 women artists whose work should be displayed at the Museum of Modern Art in New York City. While MOMA has displayed women’s art in the past, […]

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More Female Artists are Added to Wikipedia in Massive Edit-a-thon

There has long been a gender disparity in the world of art. The fine arts have a longstanding history of excluding women from cultural conversations, from education, and the opportunity to hone their artistic abilities. Today, female painters from the Renaissance, Baroque, Romantic periods and beyond are still being discovered; their long suppressed stories are […]

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A.I.R. Gallery Invites a Contemplation of Women’s Roles In ‘Womanhouse’

A.I.R. (Artists in Residence) Gallery has been advocating for women in the visual arts for more than four decades. Upon its 1972 induction, A.I.R. became the first-of-its kind artist-run gallery for women in the United States, and has since upheld its commitment to sustaining a space where women can showcase a diverse array of artistic […]

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