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De Facto Feminism, Or More Power to the Candy Lady

De Facto feminists, black women fighting/finding contingency, building bridges, breaking bread, all in a country that counts them out. Judy Juanita tallies up all the ways feminism finds its way. Continue reading

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Point/Counterpoint: Sean Beaudoin vs. Diana Spechler – Gone Girl Edition

Take a front row seat for this exciting, no-holds-barred game of style and wit, in which Gillian Flynn’s GONE GIRL is parsed, thrust, and parried as you listen to the intellectual steel clang! Continue reading

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The Plagiarist is Present: Thoughts on Art, Theft, Shia, Marina and Jay-Z

What do Shia LaBeouf, Marina Abramovic and Jay-Z have in common? Or, Jennifer Kabat asks, when does a copy become a theft? Plus Big Foot and China and abstract painting… Continue reading

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More Than Usual Perversity

The seditious lessons Katherine Grant learned from a great, great, great uncle who was hung, drawn and quartered in the 18th Century. Continue reading

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Isa Genzken. Schauspieler (Actors) (detail). 2013. Mannequins, clothes, shoes, fabric, and paper, dimensions variable. Courtesy the artist and Galerie Buchholz, Cologne/Berlin. © Isa Genzken. Photo: Jens Ziehe, Berlin.

I Love New York, Crazy City: The Triumph of Isa Genzken

Tragedy and triumph in New York about New York – Jennifer Kabat on Isa Genzken’s hallucinatory take on the city and the world at MoMA. Continue reading

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"Mother" detail, glass, bacteria, water, vinegar, Jennifer Sirey 2013, All images courtesy of the artist.

Pretty On The Inside

Jennifer Sirey’s experiments with science and bacteria make some of the most compelling and disturbing art today. Jennifer Kabat considers them and how women push the boundaries of art today. Continue reading

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Not equal. (Slide courtesy VIDA.)

Looking at the Numbers Trouble: The VIDA Count and Me

Twenty years before VIDA started collecting statistics that revealed how many more men than women were featured in premier literary publications, Zoe Zolbrod noticed the same kind of disparity. She tried to talk herself out of paying attention, until VIDA’s numbers helped her remember why she should. Continue reading

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The Miracle of Miracle on 34th Street

The 1947 classic Christmas movie was decades ahead of its time. Continue reading

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Wilting Powers & Surface Majesties – Michelle Lopez, Feminism and Minimalism

Skateboards and car crashes, speed and glinting surfaces, Michelle Lopez’s sculpture plumbs minimalism and feminism. Continue reading

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