Art has incredible power. It is a force for cultural reflection, social change and an invaluable medium through which we challenge existing assumptions, broaden our outlook and catalyse change.
19 December 2018
A new display dedicated to women artists working in Britain over the past 60 years will open in April 2019.
1 October 2018
I had the privilege to have a private tour and a passionate talk with gallery owner, Amar Singh a few days before he opened “Hiding In Plain Sight”, celebrating female abstract expressionists of 1950s and 60s New York. First time shown in the UK. Curated by Dr John Paul Rollert.
20 August 2018
Nobody, I think, could be keener than I am to see women obtain more recognition for their creative contribution to the visual arts.
4 July 2018
As the London art world heads towards its customary deep summer hiatus, various exhibitions manifest themselves that might not perhaps attract attention at a less competitive time.
13 June 2018
Damien Hirst’s Newport Street Gallery has a new show entitled True Colours.
24 December 2017
A large London-wide exhibition of work by women artists will run across the capital in 2018 to celebrate 100 years since women won the right to vote in the UK, as part of Mayor Sadiq Khan’s new gender equality campaign.
29 August 2017
femfest is a 3-day art festival exploring the work of 70 female visual artists in London. The event was borne from the missions and values for arts festivals to focus on and privilege the voices and experiences of those identifying as women.
11 April 2017
Shoreditch’s CNB Gallery is presenting a Brains & Lip Takeover, showcasing the work of nine female artists, a group show curated by Alice Steffen and Claire Orme.
22 March 2017
51% Remember Her – 100 Women Artists Exhibition: Heading down the Barking Road to E13 may not seem like the most obvious place to locate a large exhibition of art on International Women’s day. The venue being the splendid Memorial Community Church that contains a tower with a belfry and a grand balcony. Apart from the tower, which has functioned previously as a gallery, such architecture creates a challenge for a curator but also engenders an alternative experience with work constantly revealing itself in unexpected places.
The Contemporary Art Society and Valeria Napoleone, in partnership with Camden Arts Centre, will launch a major new initiative in April 2016, supporting the acquisition of significant works by female artists for UK museums and taking a lead in redressing the gender imbalance in our public art collections. Valeria Napoleone XX Contemporary Art Society is a joint initiative of […]
There were a lot of constraints on the American women who were part of the abstract expressionist movement because of the culture of the 50s. There were not many opportunities for them to show their work and gain exposure. It was hard for them to be taken seriously and also to present themselves as serious […]
Sotheby’s has seen a notably intensified focus on the emergence of female power players in the art market in 2014. There was a surge in appreciation for and reappraisal of works by female artists. Landmark prices were achieved for works by female masters through the ages: Establishing a record price for a female artist, Georgia […]