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Miriam Schapiro, Lady Gengi's Maze, 1972, acrylic and fabric on canvas, 72 x 80 inches. ©THE ESTATE OF MIRIAM SCHAPIRO/COURTESY ERIC FIRESTONE GALLERY

Miriam Schapiro at National Academy and Eric Firestone’s Loft

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The Shape-Shifter: How Lynda Benglis Left the Bayou and Messed With the Establishment

You notice her face first. This is odd, because she’s nude, her body bronzed and oiled, with one wiry arm holding a large double-sided dildo between her legs. Her eyes aren’t even in play; a pair of white sunglasses covers … Read More


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Miriam Schapiro, Big OX, 1967, acrylic on canvas. COURTESY FLOMENHAFT GALLERY

Miriam Schapiro, a Leader of the Feminist Art Movement, Dies at 91

Painter, sculptor, and printmaker Miriam Schapiro, who helped spearhead the feminist art movement in the 1970s, inspiring generations of artists, died on June 20 at age 91 after a long illness. She is survived by her son, Peter von Brandenburg.Schapiro, who sometimes … Read More


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The Golden Age of Abstraction: Right Now

Riffing on the past as it comments on our own time, contemporary abstraction evokes landscapes, bodies, signs, buildings, and much more Read More


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