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"Seeded" painting by Lee Krasner

Painted between 1959 and 1962, Krasner’s Umber Paintings on display at the Paul Kasmin Gallery in NYC are incredibly emotional exercises. This solo exhibition is presented in collaboration with the Pollock-Krasner Foundation and focuses on these iconic works only and … Continued

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In 1971 feminist art historian Linda Nochlin published the essay “Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?” to call out the art world on the lack of balance keeping female artists from achieving on a par with male peers. Times … Continued

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Fact: women get marginalized. Also a fact: when it happens, women get loud and make themselves heard. The art world is no exception. Riot Grrrls, at the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago is a direct response to gender bias with a celebration of bold, breakthrough abstract … Continued

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The dramatic tower of I.M. Pei’s East Building of the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C., had been closed for renovations for nearly three years. On September 30, it re-opened with a dazzling new exhibition of the works of … Continued

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British artist Tracey Emin takes a sexually provocative stance to her work, as a way of locating it within a feminist tradition—the personal as political. We are quite taken with the spareness and raw sensuousness of the paintings and prints … Continued

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The Russian punk rockers Pussy Riot, who’ve previously used their art to speak out for women’s and LGBT rights, now have their sights aimed at the dismal state of the Russian criminal-justice system. In their video titled “Chaika”—which features shots of … Continued

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pussy riot, nadezhda tolokonnikova chaika
louise bourgeois mortise, red art sculpture

The recent Louise Bourgeois exhibit at the National Gallery of Art in Washington was titled “No Exit,” as in the play by Jean-Paul Sartre, because Bourgeois liked to think of herself as a rational existentialist like Sartre, and not as … Continued

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