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Is Street Art Sexist?   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Posted 1/5/15

When a street piece catches your eye do you ever stop to think: was that done by a man or a woman? No survey has tallied the exact number of men versus women street artists, but since its beginning, the major names in New York graf were male. Taggers took on dangerous—often illegal—and arduous physical activities for the sake of getting their names on trains, billboards, and freeway underpasses. As graffiti evolved into street art, so did its expressions of rugged individualism and... [more]

Georgia Fee Artist-in-Residence Opens Show at HVCCA  
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10/20/14 Posted 10/20/14

Back from her two-month artist residency in Paris as ArtSlant's 2014 Georgia Fee Summer Artist-in-Residence, Sara Shaoul is exhibiting her recent video Erin Mahoney (Activist, Friend) at the Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art. Part of their group exhibition, The Women's Room: Female Perspectives on Men, Women, Family and Nation, HVCCA presents video artworks by seven women artists, whose works explore the intricacies of gender, human relationships, and nation-centric politics. Shaoul'... [more]

The Rounds of a Rumor: #womenMoMA2015   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Posted 5/1/14

So you may have heard a little story about MoMA’s plans for 2015… and, well, they’re not true. Yes our story about MoMA showing only women artists for the year, in temporary exhibitions and in the permanent collection, was an April Fool’s hoax, published alongside stories about Putin’s new vocation as a painter, Gagosian opening a new location on St. Bart’s and Jemima Kirke quitting the HBO series Girls in order to focus on art. (Read the original post here.)... [more]

Call for Art--PostGlamism: Glam in the 21st Century  
Posted 3/26/14

Center on Contemporary Art (CoCA) PostGlamism: Glam Art in the 21st Century is a juried group exhibition exploring the theme of Glam, a cultural phenomenon that emerged during the early 1970s in the wake of Pop art. The current revival of interest in this art form includes such references as fashion, gender, technology, spectacle, etc. (see submission site for full description). Our juror for 2014 is Mike Sweney, Manager for the Art in Public Places Program with the Washington State Arts Commissio... [more]

A new and sympathetic masculine mythology   Pick-button-0f29c6c075c514ef3a12253f1d60018e
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Robin F. Williams at P.P.O.W Gallery February 13th, 2014 - March 15th, 2014
Posted 3/12/14

It’s clear from looking at Robin F. Williams’s recent work at PPOW that the painter has been busy. “Sons of the Pioneers,” her second solo show at the gallery since 2011, consists of ten oil paintings and one drawing (all created between 2012 and 2014). It’s an ambitious exhibition that builds from her last series of portraits, which featured teenagers hiding behind tough looks and couture armor. The textures and the overly elaborate details of their outfits were th... [more]

Call for entry: ARC Gallery, Chicago  
Posted 12/30/13

ARC Gallery, Chicago, announces an Open Call to artists of any gender to submit artwork and multimedia pieces on the theme of violence against women and the broad spectrum of ways in which this phenomenon is manifested. The exhibition will include panel discussions on the theme of violence and its prevention, along with survival and renewal, will supplement the art exhibition and enhance its educational and conceptual components. In curating the exhibition and organizing the programming, ARC will reach... [more]

ULTRA-FEMINISM PUBLICATION / CALL FOR ARTISTS  
Posted 12/23/13

What? Ultra-Feminism is a publication supported by the project spaceRoodkapje (Rotterdam) and will get along with an exhibition onthe same theme, opening on March 8, 2014.Main focus of this publication will be exploring the theme ofcontemporary female goodess, the ambiguous definition of genders,forgetting traditional clichés related to feminism. Who? We’re currently looking for contributors.Artists and not-artists are welcome.All types of medias: literature, poetry, photograp... [more]

Cinema Paradiso to Screen Pearls on the Ocean Floor  
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4/13/13 Posted 3/22/13

Robert Adanto's Pearls on the Ocean Floor is a thought-provoking, feature-length documentary examining the lives and works of Iranian female artists living and working in and outside the Islamic Republic. This unflinching and incisive study, featuring interviews with art luminaries Shadi Ghadirian, Shirin Neshat, Parastou Forouhar and others, captures the uncertainty of this momentous time in Iran's history. Speaking with grace and honesty, these brave women express what is seldom seen in wester... [more]

Art in Action – Art and Gender  
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2/24/13 Posted 2/24/13

  Art in Action – Art and Gender A call for artists from all over the world   To commemorate the International Women´s Day, we started an International Artistic Action to explore the relationships between art, gender and culture in a globalized world from the perspectives of the visual art, concretely, video art, video creation and photography. Our objective is to approach the social structures that define artists and art, and how gender is relevant to the creation of culture. In the last few ye... [more]

Call For Artists: Transgender Photo Project  
Posted 2/11/09

The Los Angeles Gay & Lesbian Center's Advocate & Gochis Galleries is accepting submissions from Transgendered artists and artists who explore transgenderism through their work.  Our 2nd annual Transgender Photo Project will be happening in May of 2009, coinciding with the TransUnity Pride Celebration.  Photos must explore themes relevant to the transgender community. Submissions, in the form of a url or small sample jpgs (below 1MB per piece, please), may be sent to:   Allison Moon:  amoon@l... [more]


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