Freelands Foundation survey of the UK’s art sector highlights incremental progress in the public sector, but commercial galleries are still lagging behind in their representation of women artists.
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This week’s selection includes exhibitions in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Manchester, Norwich, Bristol and Northampton, all taken from a-n’s Events section featuring shows and events posted by a-n members.
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For ‘A Woman’s Place at Knole’, six female artists including 2017 Turner Prize winner Lubaina Himid have responded to the usually hidden, gendered stories of an historic National Trust property in Kent to produce artworks that span painting, sculpture, film and online. Judith Alder reports.
In Brief: News briefing featuring national and international stories including: National Museums Liverpool announce new director; plans to increase German arts funding by 23%; The Munch Museum makes 7,600 drawings freely available online.
The London-based artist is the seventh winner of the award, a collaboration between Whitechapel Gallery and the Max Mara Fashion Group.
Venue:198 CONTEMPORARY ARTS AND LEARNING
From:November 16, 2017
To:November 29, 2017
The American art historian and author of the groundbreaking 1971 essay, Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?, died on 29 October aged 86. Fisun Güner considers her writing’s influence and continued significance today.
The German filmmaker and writer is the first female artist to be named by the ArtReview Power 100 as the most influential person in the art world, although men still outweigh women on the list.
In response to recent allegations of sexual harassment within the art world and the resignation of Artforum co-publisher Knight Landesman, an open letter has been published by ‘art world workers’ calling for an end to silence around the issue and a renewed effort by individuals and institutions to deal with what it describes as ‘an environment of acceptance and complicity’. Here, we republish the letter in full.
The Whitechapel Gallery, Collezione Maramotti and Max Mara have announced the shortlist for the latest edition of the UK’s only visual art prize for women.
A crowdfunding campaign has been launched that seeks to support women artists over the age of 55 to continue their art practice during periods of personal, life and career change.
It’s International Women’s Day on Wednesday 8 March and to mark the occasion Pippa Koszerek previews 10 art-related events and exhibitions taking place in London, Leeds and Manchester.
Call for renaming of Ex-Libris Gallery to celebrate and value Newcastle’s female creative practitioners.
For over 30 years, New York’s Guerrilla Girls have been the feminist conscience of the art world, exposing sexism through protests and original research on posters, stickers, billboards and artwork. Fisun Güner spoke to two of the founding members about their new Whitechapel Gallery show, ‘Guerrilla Girls: Is it even worse in Europe?’
The inaugural award for mid-career female artists will see the Edinburgh gallery present a new exhibition by Glasgow artist Jacqueline Donachie.
Mother House is a month-long collective studio for female artists and their children, with 36 artists working alongside each other in this temporary London base.
As part of the touring project idle women (on the water), idle women launch Stories in the Skies, a summer programme of theatre, visual art and writing in Lancashire.
Artists Amy Sharrocks and Clare Qualmann have initiated the Walking Women project in order to place women artists within the walking art canon. Pippa Koszerek speaks to them about their practical and utopian mission in advance of their events at Somerset House next week.
The inaugural edition of the £100,000 award aims to raise the profile of mid-career women artists via an exhibition at a major art gallery outside London.
With recent high-profile appointments of women in the visual arts, from Frances Morris as the new director of Tate Modern to Sarah Munro at Baltic, gender equality and the underrepresentation of female artists in the UK’s major art galleries has been put in the spotlight. Dany Louise speaks to female gallery directors who are making sure that the issue gets the attention it deserves.
The Freelands Foundation has launched a new award to raise the profile of women artists and support the work of visual arts organisations outside London.
With International Women’s Day 2016 on Tuesday 8 March, we highlight a selection of exhibitions and events by women taking place across the UK.
As International Women’s Day 2015 approaches, we highlight talks, events and performances taking place through the UK in the days preceding and on Sunday 8 March.