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Smoke ‘Em if You Got ‘Em: “Frida Smoked” at INVISIBLE-EXPORTS

by Emily Colucci on June 1, 2016
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What image is conjured by a woman smoker? Is she chain-smoking Betty Draper living in a Mad Men world defined by advertising and women’s magazines, or grungy and addled Courtney Love, tossing her lipstick-smeared cigarette butts at unsuspecting and adoring fans?

Whether exemplifying the height of ladylike femininity or illustrating the depths of a disheveled mess, there is no denying that throughout history, smoking has come to define numerous female stereotypes.

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Is 2016 the new 1994? Feminism in the Art World

by Emily Colucci on May 26, 2016
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Is recent art history repeating itself? An increasingly long roster of new all-women group exhibitions and their corresponding press seem to suggest so. From blue-chip stalwarts Hauser Wirth & Schimmel and Saatchi to smaller project and artist-run spaces to last night’s Marc Straus opening If Only Bella Abzug Were Here, are all-female group shows an indication of a permanent commitment to gender equality in the art world or is it just another doomed-to-disappear trend?

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Female Art Writers Open Up About Sexism in Publishing: Part One

by Corinna Kirsch on August 12, 2015
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Writers on sexism in art writing. Part one concerns double standards and the wage gap.

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How Women and People of Color Stack Up in Journalism

by Corinna Kirsch on June 5, 2015
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Still shitty.

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Selling Women: A Very Unpopular Choice at Phillips’ “Under the Influence”

by Corinna Kirsch on February 18, 2015
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Part one: We look at the spring iteration of “Under the Influence”, to be held this March at Phillips in New York.

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Play With History, Help Rhizome Bring Back Chop Suey

by Corinna Kirsch on December 3, 2014
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It’s hard to play the CD-Rom games of our youth. Even some of the most well-known ones have suffered the fate of many commercial releases: here for a season, then gone the next. Wanting them back—it’s not just a matter of needing some keyboard nostalgia; it’s about historicizing gaming.

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