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Controversies

Madrid's Prado museum accused of misogyny in open letter after misattributing work to female artist

Uninvited Guests exhibition has "been done from a misogynistic point of view and still projects the misogyny of the 19th century,” says one signatory

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Campaign launched to enshrine Corita Kent’s former Los Angeles studio as a historical landmark

The studio where the “nun-turned-artist” produced colourful, conscious works in the 1960s could be demolished

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Acquisitions

Met adds Clara Peeters still-life to its petit bouquet of works by early women painters

The Flemish painter was at the top of the museum’s wish list and helps fill a large gender gap in the collection

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Museum devoted to Palestinian art to celebrate international women's day with exhibition

The show features more than 200 works by women artists such as Samia Halaby and Laila Shawa

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Park Avenue Armory

Park Avenue Armory to commission 100 women artists for centennial of 19th amendment

Partner institutions across the city will help select artists to commemorate milestone anniversary of womens’ right to vote

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Exhibitions

Here come the 'angels of anarchy': Surrealist women to steal the shows in 2020

Exhibitions in UK, Europe and US speak to growing public appetite for scholarship on the women of art history

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Exhibitions

Sculptor Gego closes Brazil museum’s year of women artists

São Paulo survey at Masp shows work by one of the leading figures of the 1950s kinetic and geometric abstraction movement

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Art market

Female artists outperform men when their work returns to auction, report finds

A data study by Sotheby's Mei Moses reveals a 73% increase for work by women in repeat sales, while male artists lagged at 8%

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Let us now praise famous women : Museums finally find their feminine side

A wave of exhibitions of influential female artists begins this month on both sides of the Atlantic

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Art Basel in Miami Beach

Women artists dominate Art Basel Miami Beach’s new “Survey” section

The new section explores art from the 60s and 70s

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Images of female sexuality abound at Frieze New York as artists find new ways to challenge perceptions

Women doing it for (and to) themselves

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Christie's

Paintings by women, paintings of women

Record sales for women artists at Christie's

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Little movement—and no women on top—for Artindex France

Anri Sala tops the list for the second time

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Cheim & Read’s year of women artists

Exhibitions included artists Joan Mitchell, Jenny Holzer and more

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Frieze

Women artists are doing it for themselves at Frieze Masters

The London fair features a raft of women, including Judy Chicago, who are eschewing assembly-line art

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Women artists lead the way in Brazil

Unlike their Western counterparts, female Brazilian artists are at the forefront of the market

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Art Basel

It’s a man’s (art) world—or is it?

Only around 25% of the dealers at Art Basel are female, but women are giving no quarter as the playing field begins to level out

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Surrealism

Surrealist women artists follow Alice’s footsteps in new exhibition

Female surrealists are having their day in the sun at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (Lacma)

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Iran

An interview with Anahita Razmi, winner of the Frieze Art Fair's Emdash Award '11

How a 12-screen video installation on show at Frieze was filmed despite Iran’s strict regime

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Mexico City

Mexico’s female focus

Fair devotes section to emerging women artists

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Art market

Auction guarantees are dividing the art trade

Insurance for sellers or market manipulation?

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Iran

Robert Adanto's documentary "Pearls on the Ocean Floor" throws spotlight on Iran's revolutionary female artists

The women who go against the grain, featured at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston

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Films

Art on the big screen: Documenting feminism and how women changed the (art) world

Lynn Hershman Leeson’s film is an invaluable historical record of the feminist art movement in the US

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Art Basel

Where are the women at Art Basel?

High priced male artists such as Warhol and Picasso dominate the stands

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Art Basel

Where are the women of Art Basel?

High priced male artists such as Warhol and Picasso dominate the stands

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Impressionism

Books: Impressionist women and Impressionists’ women

New works on a quartet of women painters and the wives and models of three of the men

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diversity

Feminist art cracks the market’s glass ceiling

Historical trends of male art selling for more are being challenged

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Exchange scheme for Emirati women artists

Sheikha Manal Al Maktoum launched the program yesterday

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New York’s women on film

Chiara Clemente's "Our City Dreams" at Art Basel

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Moderna Museet

Government gives Stockholm museum $750,000 to buy art by women

Following gifts by private donors

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Lee Miller

Former V&A photography curator Mark Haworth-Booth shines a spotlight on the photographer Lee Miller

Will he be rescued from obscurity?

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Tate

Tate to buy more work by women

The gender imbalance within the Tate's holdings is to be redressed, following in the footsteps of the Moderna Museet in Stockholm

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Stockholm

Stockholm museum gets more money for women’s art

Lena and Per Josefsson donate SEK3M

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Books

The new Dictionary of National Biography is much more comprehensive than the Victorian original it replaces

More artists, more women, more sex

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Contemporary Photography

Women by women in photography

Commercial photography in New York City

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Jane Evelyn Atwood's new book 'Too much time: women in prison' reviewed

“People often ask how I could pursue such a ‘sad’ subject for so long”

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Exhibitions

“Overcoming all obstacles: Women of the Académie Julian”

Exhibition shows at Dixon Gallery, Memphis, 9 July-24 September

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Two books look at women in the art world and conclude from entirely different approaches that, even after thirty years, the struggle remains the same

"Women and art: Contested territory" and "Great women collectors"

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Académie Julian

The first museum show devoted to the Académie Julian

This provided women artists with vital instruction in life-drawing

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Artist interview

The body under scrutiny: Interview with Kiki Smith

Kiki Smith responds to recent attacks on her work by Met director Philippe de Montebello

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Books

Books: Essays on sex, gender and identity in Dada

Naomi Sawelson-Gorse edits this collection on the often overlooked women of Dada

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Film installation by Shirin Neshat at Wren church one of many satellite exhibitions to celebrate new Bankside building

On view at St Mary-le-Bow, City of London, until 19 December

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Shirin Neshat explores gender and difference in St Mary-le-Bow

As part of the build-up to the opening in 2000 of its new Bankside building, the Tate is organising exhibitions in nearby parts of London - a film installation by this Iranian-born artist in a Wren church gives a taste of things to come

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Exhibitions

“Mirror images: women, Surrealism and self-representation” now on at Miami Art Museum

Confounding the male gaze until 29 November

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Women artists provide alternative view at the Whitechapel

“Inside the visible” is on show until 8 December

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Books

A look at the best of new art books

Books on non-Western art, women artists, and from the new art history