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5 Fast Facts about #5WomenArtists Changing the World: Guerrilla Girls

Posted: March 4, 2020
Category: Guerrilla Girls
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.

Director’s Desk: Rebels with a Cause

Posted: April 11, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls
Eight diverse women museum visitors are scattered throughout the NMWA collection galleries browsing the art on the walls.

5 Fast Facts: Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses

Posted: March 13, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls
Impress your friends with five fast facts about painter Anna Mary Robertson “Grandma” Moses (1860–1961), whose work is part of NMWA’s collection.
Bucolic lanscape rendered in a naive, folk-style of painting. The horizonal composition features a patchwork of yellow and green fields on rolling hills set against a blue-gray sky. In the foreground study farm buildings surround small figures tending to the land.

5 Fast Facts: Magdalena Abakanowicz

Posted: March 6, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls
Ten larger-than-life bronze sculptures of human bodies are installed in the middle of a city street. The bodies have no heads or arms, and are striding forward in five rows of two. While they are not naked, their wrinkled body-tight clothing makes no distinction between shirt and pants.

5 Fast Facts: Jaune Quick-to-See Smith

Posted: February 25, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls

5 Fast Facts: Camille Claudel

Posted: February 11, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls
Bronze tabletop sculpture depicting a nude young woman seated on rough-hewn base.leaning against a sheaf of wheat, The figure's knees are drawn together, her left arm hanging at her side and her right arm bent upwards, clasping her shoulder.

Connecting the Threads: Amy Lamb and Rodarte

Posted: February 7, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls
A colorful portrait of a lush arrangement of flowers including poppies, peonies, roses, carnations, and more. Some flowers have small water drpolets on them and a butterfly and bee are perched on others. The image is a still life photograph, though it looks like a painting.

5 Fast Facts: Louise Bourgeois

Posted: January 28, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls
Bronze sculpture of a spider on a white platform against a magenta background.

Connecting the Threads: Joan Mitchell and Rodarte

Posted: January 23, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls
A vertical, abstraction features broadly painted strokes of pale gray, lavender, and cobalt in the upper two-thirds of the canvas. The colors continue in the lower third, along with touches of green, black, and other hues, but the expressive brushwork becomes denser and chaotic.

Confining Moments: Cage Imagery in NMWA’s Collection

Posted: January 16, 2019
Category: Guerrilla Girls