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On this day in 2018, the Guerrilla Girls opened their infamous Beyond the Streets LA exhibition.
The Guerrilla Girls formed nearly 40 years ago. Made up of anonymous women artists, they came into prominence with a mission to fight sexism and racism within visual art, film, politics and pop culture. Wearing gorilla masks to conceal their identities, the Guerrilla Girls use engaging headlines, posters, books, billboards and public appearances to expose corruption and injustice.… read more.
Janis Joplin is a musical and feminist queen the likes of which are unmatched, and about whom much has been discussed, including in biography and film by women (see links below). A writer like me might wonder what else can be said about her, so I’ll praise instead.
Happy Birthday, Janis. You would have been 79, surely singing your way through a confusing world, lovingly looking back on the feminists and musicians you helped to birth.… read more.
Ten months into the pandemic, FF2’s Elisa Shoenberger posted “Carron Little and ‘Out of Site’ Show How Performance Can Adapt to COVID-19” about Chicago artist Carron Little’s response to the arts in the pandemic. Having spent time with Carron in the past, I contacted Carron recently for this follow-up interview. … read more.
This holiday season, we’re excited to introduce Pomegranate, a publishing and printing company that offers its customers “art you can bring home.” In celebration of Pomegranate’s commitment to inclusivity, we’re proud to spotlight some of the brilliant women artists in their catalog. Read more about Pomegranate below.… read more.