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1. People can get a bit possessive about Kahlo. ….and I am no exception. Crowds of people milling around small portraits reminded me of jocks clamoring around a popular girl at a party. Kahlo’s work has its own presence and you don’t want to share her with anyone. When someone would crowd my space, I […]

Opening this weekend: a photography exhibit featuring the work of 31 female photographers under the age of 31. Ready for another number? The show is at 3rd Ward in Williamsburg, BK. Info: The show runs March 1-28, 2008 Opening March 1, 2008 at 3rd Ward from 7p-10p RSVP: Press review: 6 – 7 pm, […]

So the Oscars were pretty lame this year. Maybe they needed some Guerilla Girl action. Remember them? Clad in trademark gorilla masks, this feminist-art group is perhaps the first and finest of the Culture Jammers movement. Amongst their triumphs is this huge billboard poster proclaiming: The Anatomically Correct Oscar: He’s White and Male, Just Like […]

A new exhibit just opened at the Brooklyn Museum’s Sackler Center for Feminist Art. We hear it’s mostly made up of photos, suffragette newsletters and handwritten notes. Based on that info we think this might feel more like a field trip than a day at the art museum. But the curators have found a way […]

Chris Jordan’s barbie image is extremely striking– I had to look at it twice before I scrolled down and processed what I was seeing. He isn’t a female artist (as per girlartindex) but the other pieces in the series are so great, I just had to link.

Extreme Embroidery (showing until April 2008 @ Museum of Art and Design) is a showcase of contemporary artists who are transforming and re-deploying this traditional handcraft. The result is a colorful, sexy and subversive arrangement that takes us from contemporary politics to dreamy, personal histories. The Dutch artist, Tilleke Schwarz describes her work as “visual […]

WACK opens!


The WACK! Art and the Feminist Revolution show opened yesterday at PS. 1 in Queens and we plan on attending some of the many events they are having throughout the month. The show is reviewed in the New York Times today. Here are a few things we are interested in seeing: “ “Nature Girls (Jumping […]