Women Artists Lost to Museum Archives

With the artist Marisol Escobar as his first example, Washington Post writer Sebastian Smee argues that retrospectives in national and prolific establishments remind the zeitgeist of great artists—and women have been under-serviced. Marisol, who went solely by her first name when exhibiting, was a Warhol contemporary and highly sought-out in the ’60s. Her shows were swamped and she accumulated much acclaim. No major institution has …

NPR Readers Select the 150 Best Albums by Women

A list that’s just as fun as it is purposeful: NPR readers have selected the 150 best albums made by women. Roughly 4,500 people participated and ultimately 8,000 received a vote. The poll was done as a counter to NPR’s self-assembled list, voted on by 50 NPR-affiliated women. Many of the top 10 don’t surprise: iconic works by Lauryn Hill, Joni Mitchell, Kate Bush and …

ZsONAMACO 2018: Women on the Verge

Artists and art collectives commanding attention around the Mexico City art fair

Alongside its main event, ZsONAMACO hosts a series of parallel activities which invite attendees to explore Mexico City‘s fortuitous gallery scene and meet those who set the local standard for art and design throughout the rest of the year. It’s a far more intimate experience, and one that seems to be overshadowed by the industry party at the edge of town. Future guests take note: …