Category Archives: feminism

National Museum of Women in the Arts – No Man’s Land

Magdalena Abakanowicz, ‘4 Seated Figures,’ 2002. Burlap, resin and iron rods. ‘No Man’s Land: Women Artists from the Rubell Family Collection’ (here for the online exhibition.) was recently shown at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington DC. ‘4 Seated Figures’ may have been inspired by Magdalena’s memory of witnessing her mother being shot […]

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Vancouver Art Gallery, The Revolution – What Revolution?

I have been thinking about the exhibition Wack! and why the time period it covers, 60s & 70s, is called a revolution in the art world. Though not all of the art world. The art historian, Robert Hughes has the view ‘The 1970s, a time that evokes little nostalgia in the art world today, went […]

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