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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
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
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
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
Gender Genres
“Staging one’s life”: autofictions by women artists - AWARE
30.03.2019 | Cassandre Langlois

“Staging one’s life”: autofictions by women artists

“All my work of the last fifty years, all my subjects, have found their inspiration in my childho... Read more
Feminisms and Other Engagements
Monumental feminist works in the public space - AWARE
09.08.2018 | Louise Sénéchal

Monumental feminist works in the public space

In 1967, Niki de Saint Phalle built her first Nana-Maison and started to occupy public places wit... Read more
Feminisms and Other Engagements
Textile art - AWARE
01.02.2018 | Julie Sabau

Textile art

“Needlework, in other words sewing, embroidering, lacework, tapestry and knitting, are a historic... Read more
Feminisms and Other Engagements
Racisme et art aux États-Unis - AWARE
11.01.2018 | Camille Duhautbout

Racisme et art aux États-Unis

The notion of identity is one that is constantly questioned and apprehended by artists, as they s... Read more
Gender Genres
Landscapes and abstraction - AWARE
11.10.2017 | Victor Monnin

Landscapes and abstraction

Between landscapes and abstraction, there exists an intimate place that a number of women artists... Read more
Female Pioneers at Work
Women Pop Artists - AWARE
28.09.2017 | Julie Sabau

Women Pop Artists

Women started to get involved in pop art as of the 1960s. Long considered as an Anglo-American mo... Read more
Gender Genres
Painted self-portrait - AWARE
30.05.2017 | AWARE

Painted self-portrait

From Catharina van Hemessen, a 16th-century artist and pioneer of the self-portrait, to Suzanne V... Read more
Female Pioneers at Work
Contemporary Indian women - AWARE
30.05.2017 | AWARE

Contemporary Indian women

Following the pioneering works of the Hungarian-Indian painter Amrita Sher-Gil (1913-1941), who p... Read more

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