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#5WomenArtists 2020: That’s a Wrap!

Posted: April 29, 2020
Category: #5Womenartists
In March, NMWA’s #5WomenArtists social media campaign launched for a fifth year of raising awareness about women artists, garnering more than 4,092 Instagram posts and 9,568 tweets.

5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Mickalene Thomas

Posted: March 30, 2020
Category: #5Womenartists
Artist Mickalene Thomas's vibrant works have established a contemporary vision of female sexuality, beauty, race, and power, while centering queer identity.
An enamel portrait painting of a woman made with encrusted black rhinestones glued to shiny pink acrylic background.
Brazilian artist Rosângela Rennó works with discarded photographs found in flea markets, family albums, newspapers, and public archives to question the nature and symbolic value of an image.
An indigenous women and three children of varying ages stand smiling in front of the concrete wall of a building that has some white and blue graffiti on it, in high yellow grass that is mostly dead. The women and children carry beautiful woven baskets. Below them the word "Oaxaca" is printed in yellow type.

5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Kara Walker

Posted: March 18, 2020
Category: #5Womenartists
Multidisciplinary artist Kara Walker candidly investigates topics of race, gender, sexuality, and violence.
An open spread of a pop-up book featuring one of Walker's signature black-and-white cut-paper silhouettes which shows a female slave holding a bucket to, presumably, her master, who sits on, presumably, a big pile of cotton while a young boy slave is on the other side holding a bag of cotton. In the distance another female slave picks cotton in front of a heap. Text from the narrative is positioned on both the right and left pages in the upper corners.
Multidisciplinary artist Susan Goethel Campbell creates installations, videos, prints, drawings, and artists’ books to highlight the indistinguishable characteristics of nature, culture, and the built environment.
A closed view of Susan Goethel Campbell's artists' book "RIM," which resembles a mental block.
Since 1985, the Guerrilla Girls, a collective of anonymous feminist activist artists, have brought widespread attention to the issues of sexism and racism in the art world.

#5WomenArtists 2020: Women Artists Changing the World

Posted: February 26, 2020
Category: #5Womenartists
The 2020 #5WomenArtists campaign recognizes women who are using art to make change and drive awareness about globally relevant issues and topics.

#5WomenArtists: From a #Hashtag to a Movement

Posted: April 29, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
This year, over 750 cultural institutions and 8,000 individuals from 38 countries participated in our #5WomenArtists campaign, both on social media and with actionable pledges.

#5WomenArtists Up Close: Tate

Posted: March 25, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

#5WomenArtists Up Close: New-York Historical Society

Posted: March 18, 2019
Category: #5Womenartists
View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.