A Brief History of Women in Video Art Artsy Editorial By Kat Herriman Jan 13th, 2016 5:00 am In the 1960s, following the post-war advent of television in America, video cameras became available to consumers and quickly found their way into the hands of the international art scene. Lauded as the grandfather of video art,…

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published by Art+Auction, 05/09/14 2:45 PM EDT Read the full article at BblouinArtinfo.com   Wouldn’t it be nice to think that a gender-delimited list is no longer relevant? It’s true that to be a practicing woman artist today is hardly the struggle it would have been in Mary Cassatt’s era. Women artists are actively acquired…

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Article by HILARIE M. SHEETS MARCH 7, 2014 read original article here Women run just a quarter of the biggest art museums in the United States and Canada, and they earn about a third less than their male counterparts, according to a report released on Friday by the Association of Art Museum Directors, a professional…

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From ARTnews 101 Women Artists Who Got Wikipedia Pages This Week By Robin Cembalest Posted 02/06/14 The Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-thon was an international initiative to bring women’s voices to the online encyclopedia–as editors and as subjects Last Saturday, about 600 volunteers in 31 venues around the globe engaged in a collective effort to change the…

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  by Vanessa Garcia As I start my year as writer in residence at Girls’ Club, I’m sitting here thinking about feminism. I’m thinking about what feminism means today. Whose contributing to it; whose writing about it; whose pushing buttons, and starting important conversations? Here are five “texts” I’m considering as my “top five feminist…

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Is a blank canvas empty of art? See for yourself with a solo show from Miami’s Frances Trombly at the Girls’ Club in Fort Lauderdale (the first solo show at the relatively new exhibition space, made possible from a $10,000 Knight Arts Challenge grant). Called “Paintings,” the excellent, subtle show forces you to think about…

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“Friends and colleagues who really know me can tell you that for many years my principal mantra has been a single word, “collaboration.” So begins Hollywood Art and Culture Center curator and artworld polymath Jane Hart’s narrative, written on the occasion of her co-curating Girls’ Club’s exhibition Under the Influence. Read the rest here. image…

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