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Victoria Selbach on Defining Female Beauty

Victoria Selbach on Defining Female Beauty

The power to show real women, honest, present, complex and complete. Individuals, radiant in their own right. Not stripped of their personhood, or manipulated for a fantasy or metaphor. I like to think the power of lifting the veil from individuals helps to challenge ... read more
Bauhaus Women

Bauhaus Women

When the Bauhaus opened its doors in Weimar Germany in 1919, it became a hub of innovation and creativity, especially for its radical vision of unity between the arts, a utopian society that combined architecture, sculpture and painting into a single creative expression... read more
Joan Jonas on Defying Gender Expectations

Joan Jonas on Defying Gender Expectations

    “The convention that you have to behave well makes one shier. One excitement of being a woman artist is, in fact, that you can control your public face more. That’s exactly why I hate descriptions of women artists that begin with: She’s so personal or...

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Hannah Höch on misogyny in the art world

Hannah Höch on misogyny in the art world

"They continued for a long time to look on us women artists as charming and gifted amateurs, denying us any real professional status. Thirty years ago it wasn't easy for a woman to impose herself as a modern artist in Germany.” quoted in Mark Hudson, 'Hannah Hoch: The...

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