Anni Albers’ Theorisation of Textiles: Interwoven Narratives of the 20th Century Art

7 September 2023

Author: Marina Vinnik   The life and work of Anni Albers (1899 – 1994), born Annelise Elsa Frieda Fleischmann, embodies many key narratives of the 20th century and provides truly fascinating research material. Born to a Jewish family in Berlin Charlottenburg, she found a productive artistic path and survived...

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Women Artists and National Art Histories: the case of Andrée Moch in Argentina

17 July 2023

Author: Georgina G. Gluzman In Argentina, art history has been written as a local account. However, circulations have been crucial for the Argentine scene . This short text explores the connections between women artists and migration, by focusing on the case of Andrée Moch (1879-1953). Her status as a woman...

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Of Women and their Invisibility in Histories of Abstraction: Vera Zilzer and Ingibjörg Bjarnason[1]

22 February 2023

Author: Ayelen Pagnanelli   The lives of Ingibjörg Bjarnason (1901-1967) and Vera Zilzer (1927-2004), as different as they were, resemble those of many women artists. Young women who dived into the modern art scene, only to be erased from its history while their lives took them in different directions,...

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Book review: Elisa Pérez Buchelli “Art and Politics: Women artists and Action Arts in the Sixties and Seventies” (2019)

14 March 2022

In 2019, Elisa Pérez Buchelli published a book that was the result of her MA thesis on Uruguayan women artists entitled Arte y política. Mujeres artistas y artes de acción en los sesenta y setenta (Art and Politics: Women artists and Action Arts in the Sixties and Seventies). Given...

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Women’s labour

15 November 2021

In September and October 2021 an exhibition of Peruvian artists was on view in the Studio gallery in Warsaw (curator: Inés R. Artola). One of the works exhibited was a photo documentation of a performance made by Wynnie Mynerva in 2020. What the Cleaners Clean? was performed together with...

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