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Major Questions in Art History
Photography, a women’s story? - AWARE
09.10.2020 | Sibylle Vabre

Photography, a women’s story?

At the time of its invention, in 1839, photography was seen as a young medium with democratic goa... Read more
Major Questions in Art History
Healing Genius: Women Artists and Psychiatry - AWARE
25.09.2020 | Nina Meisel

Healing Genius: Women Artists and Psychiatry

Madness, hysteria (comes from the word uterus): these disorders are stereotypically labelled as f... Read more
Feminisms and Other Engagements
Rewriting Memories and Denouncing History: Postcolonial Art - AWARE
24.07.2020 | Nina Meisel

Rewriting Memories and Denouncing History: Postcolonial Art

Ideological and political struggles and art often converge and fuel one another, offering each vi... Read more
In the school curriculum
1937: The Year for Women Artists in Paris - AWARE
10.07.2020 | Nina Meisel

1937: The Year for Women Artists in Paris

The inter-war period was a promising environment for the promotion of women on the cultural scene... Read more
In the school curriculum
Art in Movement: Women Pioneers of Video Art - AWARE
26.06.2020 | Julie Sabau

Art in Movement: Women Pioneers of Video Art

Before becoming a full-fledged medium, video was intrinsically linked to television. It wasn’t un... Read more
Gender Genres
Genre Scenes and Portraiture: Representing Childhood - AWARE
19.06.2020 | Nina Meisel

Genre Scenes and Portraiture: Representing Childhood

The emergence of bourgeois society in the nineteenth century and its quest for social expression ... Read more
Major Questions in Art History
Sculpture: An Art Without Women? - AWARE
12.06.2020 | Nina Meisel

Sculpture: An Art Without Women?

Camille Claudel (1864-1943) appears to be the embodiment of French female sculptors, yet she was ... Read more
In the school curriculum
Hand, Eye, Camera: Female Photographers in Paris Between the Wars - AWARE
05.06.2020 | Julie Sabau

Hand, Eye, Camera: Female Photographers in Paris Between the Wars

In the wake of the First World War many women took up photography. Paris, centre of the avant-gar... Read more
Major Questions in Art History
Artist Couples: For Better or For Worse? - AWARE
29.05.2020 | Nina Meisel

Artist Couples: For Better or For Worse?

In the history of art, many artist couples have made their mark, such as Anna-Eva Bergman (1909-1... Read more
Feminisms and Other Engagements
Women Artists and Environmental Issues - AWARE
15.05.2020 | Anaïs Roesch

Women Artists and Environmental Issues

Nature has long been a source of inspiration and the subject of representation for artists. Howev... Read more
Major Questions in Art History
Abstraction: A Man’s Affair? - AWARE
08.05.2020 | Nina Meisel

Abstraction: A Man’s Affair?

Abstraction was the artistic revolution of the 20th century. Influenced by the development of qua... Read more
In the school curriculum
Women Surrealist Artists - AWARE
01.05.2020 | Julie Sabau

Women Surrealist Artists

The Surrealist group formed in Paris in 1924 around André Breton. Published that same year, the S... Read more
Female Pioneers at Work
Female Artists Take Over Parisian Transport - AWARE
24.04.2020 | Pauline Créteur

Female Artists Take Over Parisian Transport

Since its creation at the beginning of the twentieth century, the Parisian metro has welcomed art... Read more
Major Questions in Art History
Female artists, the great forgotten ones in art history? - AWARE
15.04.2020 | Nina Meisel

Female artists, the great forgotten ones in art history?

The place and importance of female artists in art history is still not self-evident for everyone.... Read more
In the school curriculum
Latin American Photographers - AWARE
10.04.2020 | Ariane Fleury

Latin American Photographers

In the early 20th century, photography was still a new medium, unburdened by the weight of an art... Read more
In the school curriculum
Decentrings: non-Western women artists of the 1950s - AWARE
20.03.2020 | Ariane Fleury

Decentrings: non-Western women artists of the 1950s

While Algerian, Lebanese, Argentinian and Chinese women artists were often left on the margins of... Read more
In the school curriculum
Rituals and their locations: Women Artists and Spiritualities - AWARE
16.01.2020 | Ariane Fleury

Rituals and their locations: Women Artists and Spiritualities

Artwork is an integral part of most religious liturgies, by way of ritual objects used during cer... Read more
In the school curriculum
From Moscow to Saint-Petersburg: Women Pioneers of Russian Modernism - AWARE
19.12.2019 | Ariane Fleury

From Moscow to Saint-Petersburg: Women Pioneers of Russian Modernism

The importance of women artists in late 19th and early 20th-century Russia was only recognised by... Read more

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