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Shirin Neshat: A nomad between poetics and politics (VIDEO) - Ahram Online

Iranian filmmaker and artist Shirin Neshat, who is in Egypt to make a film about iconic singer Umm Kalthoum, has addressed a packed hall at the American University in Cairo for her first public speech in a Muslim country. She drew parallels between the Iranian and Egyptian revolutions and dissected her identity as an artist. During the talk, Neshat screened two of her films, and talked the audience through the evolution of her artistic career. One of the films that was showed was Turbulent.

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Camille Claudel : drames, vérités et légendes, réunis dans un musée

Camille Claudel : drames, vérités et légendes, réunis dans un musée | Gender and art | Scoop.it

"C'est une première mondiale : un musée entièrement dédié à Camille Claudel. Il ouvre ses portes à Nogent-sur-Seine ce 25 mars 2017."



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Annette Messager : désirs et désordres

Annette Messager : désirs et désordres | Gender and art | Scoop.it
Plasticienne, sculpteur, photographe, dessinatrice, couturière, les Matins reçoivent l’artiste multiple Annette Messager, qui réalise sa première exposition personnelle en Italie, plus précisément à la Villa Médicis de Rome, qui accueille l’exposition Messaggera jusqu’au 23 avril.[...]

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Toward a "Herstory" of Minimalism

Toward a "Herstory" of Minimalism | Gender and art | Scoop.it
Two gallery shows currently on view in Los Angeles place women artists in conversation with a period of contemporary art history that has been primarily shaped by the output of male artists.
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LaToya Ruby Frazier, de Braddock au Borinage | Mu-inthecity.com

LaToya Ruby Frazier, de Braddock au Borinage | Mu-inthecity.com | Gender and art | Scoop.it


Une expérience de vie inestimable, c’est ce que la photographe américaine LaToya Ruby Frazier a capté lors de son séjour auprès des familles d’anciens mineurs du Borinage. Le regard qu’elle leur porte, bienveillant, introspectif et ouvert, prolonge celui qu’elle a posé sur sa propre communauté à Braddock, une ville fantôme de la Rust Belt. Retour …


LaToya Ruby Frazier - Et des terrils un arbre s’élèvera

MAC’s Grand Hornu, jusqu'au 21 mai

http://www.mac-s.be/


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Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask – review

Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask – review | Gender and art | Scoop.it

"The singular French artist Claude Cahun made a lifelong series of self-portraits in various guises. This riveting show presents her work alongside that of admirer Gillian Wearing."


Gillian Wearing and Claude Cahun: Behind the Mask, Another Mask is at the National Portrait Gallery, London until 29 May 2017.

http://www.npg.org.uk/whatson/wearing-cahun/home/



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MDLSX review – why do we feel we need to know the sex of this performer?

MDLSX review – why do we feel we need to know the sex of this performer? | Gender and art | Scoop.it

Blending biography with Jeffrey Eugenides' Middlesex, Motus performer Silvia Calderoni explores gender and androgyny and tells a story of violence, pain, confusion and acceptance.


MDLSX is showing at Carriageworks in Sydney from 16-18 March.

http://carriageworks.com.au/events/mdlsx/


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Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles opens retrospective of the work of Alice Neel

Fondation Vincent van Gogh Arles opens retrospective of the work of Alice Neel | Gender and art | Scoop.it

ARLES.- This retrospective of paintings by Alice Neel (1900–1984) – one of North America’s most important female artists, although largely unappreciated during her own lifetime – is the fruit of a collaboration between several European institutions.


Until 17 September 2017

http://www.fondation-vincentvangogh-arles.org/en/expositions/alice-neel-painter-of-modern-life/µ


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ENTRETIEN | Rim Laâbi : Exposer les artistes femmes | Art contemporain africain

ENTRETIEN | Rim Laâbi : Exposer les artistes femmes | Art contemporain africain | Gender and art | Scoop.it

A l’occasion de la journée internationale de la femme, Gwenaël Ben Aissa s’est entretenue avec Rim Laâbi sur son rôle de commissaire de l’exposition « Artistes marocaines de la modernité » qui ferme ses portes ce même 8 mars, au musée Mohammed VI de Rabat...


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Collecting Art by Women - Whitechapel Gallery

Collecting Art by Women - Whitechapel Gallery | Gender and art | Scoop.it

This day-long event offers a platform to consider the position of women in the art world and address questions of inclusion and diversity, especially in relation to museum collections.


Whitechapel Gallery, London, 4 March 2017, 11:30-6pm


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Cinémathèque française : une rétrospective Dorothy Arzner au parfum rétro-macho

Cinémathèque française : une rétrospective Dorothy Arzner au parfum rétro-macho | Gender and art | Scoop.it
La vénérable institution voulant mettre à l’honneur une réalisatrice, fait rare, se prend les pieds dans le tapis et continue de démontrer la phallocratie ambiante dans le milieu du cinéma.
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"Noces" : un film sur le mariage forcé inspiré d'une tragique histoire vraie

"Noces" : un film sur le mariage forcé inspiré d'une tragique histoire vraie | Gender and art | Scoop.it

"Noces" qui sort dans les salles obscures ce mercredi, aborde un sujet douloureux. Les mariages arrangés. A 18 ans, Zahira qui vit en Belgique apprend que sa famille d’origine pakistanaise lui a choisi un mari. Une fiction du réalisateur belge Stephan Streker qui puise son inspiration dans un tragique fait divers.

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Group exhibition centred around Hito Steyerl's powerful work Abstract opens in Glasgow

Group exhibition centred around Hito Steyerl's powerful work Abstract opens in Glasgow | Gender and art | Scoop.it

Barbara Kruger, Untitled (You have searched and destroyed), 1982


Glasgow’s Gallery of Modern Art presents 'Polygraphs', a group exhibition centred around Hito Steyerl’s powerful work Abstract. The new show encourages audiences to question the dominant narrative and explore prevailing truths, fiction and evidence in a complicated world.

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L'histoire d'amour entre Virginia Woolf et Vita Sackville-West au cinéma

L'histoire d'amour entre Virginia Woolf et Vita Sackville-West au cinéma | Gender and art | Scoop.it

Protagonist Pictures a dévoilé les actrices principales du casting du film Vita and Virginia. La réalisatrice Chanya Button dirigera donc Eva Green et Gemma Arterton dans cette adaptation de la pièce éponyme d’Eileen Atkins. Le film sera présenté à Berlin.

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Trisha Brown, Choreographer and Pillar of American Postmodern Dance, Dies at 80

Trisha Brown, Choreographer and Pillar of American Postmodern Dance, Dies at 80 | Gender and art | Scoop.it
Ms. Brown’s choreography, showcased primarily in New York, helped shape generations of modern dance creators into the 21st century.
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The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin

The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin | Gender and art | Scoop.it

Gisèle Freund, Walter Benjamin at the Bibliothèque nationale, Paris., 1937.


This exhibition of contemporary artworks presents photography, video, sculpture, and painting seen through the lens of influential philosopher Walter Benjamin’s magnum opus The Arcades Project.

Participating artists (a.o.): Erica Baum, Milena Bonilla, Andrea Bowers, Voluspa Jarpa, Mary Reid Kelley, Cindy Sherman, Taryn Simon.


The Arcades: Contemporary Art and Walter Benjamin

Jewish Museum, NYC,  March 17 - August 6, 2017

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Amy Sherald et ses superbes portraits afro-américains surréalistes

Amy Sherald et ses superbes portraits afro-américains surréalistes | Gender and art | Scoop.it
L'artiste de Baltimore, Amy Sherald, peint des portraits afro-américainss comme personne d'autre. Ses sujets principaux grandeur nature montrent l'une de ses signatures : à savoir, Sherald peindleur peau dans les tons de gris. Ses peaux de charbon de bois rend les milieux dynamiques, les vêtements et les objets pop flamboyants. www.amysherald.com
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«HERstory», plateforme pour une parole féministe

«HERstory», plateforme pour une parole féministe | Gender and art | Scoop.it

A Malakoff, une expo présente comme un «work in progress» les archives vivantes du féminisme, écrites et orales, et invite une quarantaine d’intervenants à faire entendre leurs voix sur une chaîne YouTube.


HERstory Maison des Arts, Malakoff (92). Jusqu’au 19 mars

Chaîne YouTube de l'expo:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCMjxRJc2pYwpW6nX-wxgR8Q


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The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World | PAFA - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts

The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World | PAFA - Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts | Gender and art | Scoop.it
The Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women is a collection of close to 500 works of art (including paintings, photographs, drawings, watercolors, pastels, collage, prints, fabric pieces, ceramics, bronze, wood, and sculpture in other media) by over 150 artists. It came to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts (PAFA) as a gift in December 2010 from Linda Lee Alter. The gift (its scope, theme, and size) is unprecedented in PAFA’s history.
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Rosa Barba I de la source au poème I Capc, Bordeaux I Mélancolie de la modernité

Rosa Barba I de la source au poème I Capc, Bordeaux I Mélancolie de la modernité | Gender and art | Scoop.it

  Rosa Barba, De la source au poème, 2016. Film 35-mm, couleur, son optique, 12 min. - Film still © Rosa Barba. Coproduction

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"Mode & femmes 14/18" : les prémices de l'émancipation des femmes

"Mode & femmes 14/18" : les prémices de l'émancipation des femmes | Gender and art | Scoop.it
L'exposition "Mode & femmes 14/18" montre que l'industrie de la couture n'a pas connu un coup d'arrêt durant la guerre. Si elle n'a pas permis l'émancipation de la femme, la guerre a, cependant, contribué à moderniser la silhouette féminine. Des pièces rares, parfois uniques, à découvrir à la Bibliothèque Forney jusqu'au 17 juin 2017.
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Immersed in Yayoi Kusama’s Lonely Labyrinths and Infinite Worlds

Immersed in Yayoi Kusama’s Lonely Labyrinths and Infinite Worlds | Gender and art | Scoop.it
Yayoi Kusama's retrospective at the Hirshhorn Museum brings together the largest number of mirror rooms ever, as they all appear to extend infinitely into distant darkness.
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The Creative Spiral of Bourgeois and Kusama

The Creative Spiral of Bourgeois and Kusama | Gender and art | Scoop.it

Despite profoundly different cultural and family backgrounds, these grandes dames of contemporary art have more than a few things in common, as an upcoming exhibition at Sotheby’s London demonstrates.



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Solo exhibition of Kiki Smith's prints from 1990 through now opens at Mary Ryan Gallery

Solo exhibition of Kiki Smith's prints from 1990 through now opens at Mary Ryan Gallery | Gender and art | Scoop.it

Kiki Smith - Come Away from Her (after Lewis Carroll), 2003


NEW YORK, NY.- Mary Ryan Gallery presents Portraits, Celestial Bodies and Fairy Tales, a solo exhibition of Kiki Smith’s prints from 1990 through now. Often known first as a sculptor whose transgressive early works confronted mortality and bodily decay, Smith is an innovative printmaker whose more recent work on paper explores nature, portraiture, and fairy tales.

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Bonniers Konsthall opens solo exhibition of work by Susan Philipsz

Bonniers Konsthall opens solo exhibition of work by Susan Philipsz | Gender and art | Scoop.it

STOCKHOLM.- Bonniers Konsthall presents the solo exhibition Lost in Space with The Global Fine Art Award-winner Susan Philipsz, Bonniers Konsthall’s guest artist 2017. Susan Philipsz embarked on the journey to create a new installation for the Konsthall by seeking inspiration from a key Swedish literary and opera work—the space opera Aniara. This installation is also Philipsz’s most extensive film production to date, and was produced on site in Sweden.

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Marina Abramović's first major retrospective in Europe opens at Moderna Museet

Marina Abramović's first major retrospective in Europe opens at Moderna Museet | Gender and art | Scoop.it

For more than four decades, Marina Abramović has worked with presence and her own body as her primary artistic media. This has made her one of the most widely acknowledged artists of our time. Her uncompromising self-exposure has evoked criticism and praise in equal measure. Now, Moderna Museet opens the exhibition The Cleaner – the artist’s first major retrospective in Europe.


Marina Abramovic - The Cleaner

Moderna Museet, Stockholm

18.02 - 21.05.2017

http://www.modernamuseet.se/stockholm/en/


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