Feminism in Contemporary Art

Warning: This post may be controversial. A few months ago I was invited to a one-day exhibition of contemporary feminist art consisting of paintings, installations and performances. To be honest I have never quite completely understood the usual approach to feminism in contemporary art. Yes, I am for feminism, however, personally, I do not see […]

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#bigswingingovaries @ Whitcomb Street

Last night, on my way to dinner at eat Tokyo I walked past a building which had #bigswiningovaries written across the windows. My initial thoughts were ‘what an unusual name for a fertility clinic’, and immediately went to eat my meal. After finishing my veggie curry, I walked past again and saw a tapestry of […]

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Sanja Ivekovic @ South London Gallery & Calvert 22

The second wave movement of feminism throughout the 1960s and 1970s saw a new approach to art history and criticism. Among those embracing change were Linda Nochlin, The Guerrilla Girls and Suzanne Lacy. An artist seldom talked about in Britain, Sanja Ivekovic is another artist who centres her work on how society views women. She […]

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