Tag Archives: female artists

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The Great American (Male) Nude

Turning the tables on art-historical tradition, more women artists are depicting the naked male body. Read More

Cindy Sherman is a standout for most critics. Here she poses in Untitled Film Still #7, 1978, characteristically appropriating characters and narratives. Courtesy Metro Pictures, New York
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Who Are the Great Women Artists?

Thirty years ago, ARTnews published an essay arguing that social forces had impeded women artists from becoming as great as the male masters. We asked experts if the consensus has changed—and how. Read More

Su-en Wong paints herself, in multiples, as a stereotypically exotic Asian nymph in Icy Moon Drops, 2001. Courtesy Deitch Projects, New York
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Naked Truths

For centuries, iconic female nudes were produced by male painters like Titian, Rubens, and Rembrandt. Now a new generation of women is transforming them to reflect their own sensibilities. Read More

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Gender Bender

They came a long way, and ARTnews was there. Read More