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Gender Bias and the Art World, a panel discussion at The Hospital Club

Thursday, March 16th, 2017

Gender Bias and the Art World, a panel discussion at The Hospital Club taking place on April 7th will be moderated by Susan Mumford, Founder and CEO of AWAD, The Association of Women Art Dealers, and produced by Mashonda Tifrere, founder of Art LeadHER. The panel will discuss women in art and what it means to be a working female artist in today’s art market. It will also explore enduring gender bias in the viewing of art, and what women-only and gender-conscious initiatives can do to address it head on.

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The Cynthia Corbett Gallery announces a new strand of its international prize, the Young Masters Art Prize, to profile and reward the work of an emerging female artist

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

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Image: Lottie Davies’ Viola as Twins (Courtesy of the Artist and The Cynthia Corbett Gallery)

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The Cynthia Corbett Gallery announces a new strand of its international prize, the Young Masters Art Prize, to profile and reward the work of an emerging female artist. The Young Masters Emerging Woman Art Prize forms part of the fourth edition of the Young Masters Art Prize, which celebrates contemporary artists who pay homage to the skill and innovation of the Old Masters and art of the past. In 2017 female artists are automatically entered to this Prize, which is sponsored by an anonymous donor.

The Young Masters Emerging Woman Art Prize will be judged by a high profile panel of judges, including the Chair of the Association of Women Art Dealers, Sylvie Gormezano and Nadja Swarovski, Member of the Executive Board, Head of Corporate Branding & Communications and Chairperson of the Swarovski Foundation.

Extended deadline for applications is 31 March 2017.

Further information www.young-masters.co.uk

 

Kurt Steger Pending – a Work in progress at ODETTA

Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

ODETTA is pleased to present a work in progress by gallery artist Kurt Steger. Following their successful year with his monumental project, Scribing the Void, Kurt became ODETTA’s first represented artist. As he begins to plan his second solo exhibition at ODETTA, they offered him the gallery during show change to explore new ideas and exhale for a moment. Pending is an ephemeral work that has the potential to become something more significant. This is a time to meet the artist and discuss these new ideas and materials as he ponders depicting mass and cause and effect relationships. ODETTA will be used as his temporary studio during Armory Arts Week.

Visiting hours are: Saturday March 4, 5-9 pm and Sunday March 5, 3-7 pm. Bushwick galleries will be staying open late

AWAD Members visited Terrains of the Body in our first collaboration with the UK Friends of NMWA (National Museum of Women in the Arts)

Monday, February 27th, 2017
Images of the visit: All credit to Chris King www.ckpho.to

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AWAD Members visited Terrains of the Body at the Whitechapel Gallery, an exhibition drawn from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, U.S.), this collection display showcases photography and video work by seventeen contemporary artists from around the world. We were lucky to have curator Emily Butler take us through this fascinating exhibition.

Also Nan Goldin

About Terrains of the Body

Terrains of the Body: Photography from the National Museum of Women in the Arts

18 January – 16 April 2017

Drawn from the National Museum of Women in the Arts (Washington, U.S.), this collection display showcases photography and video work by seventeen contemporary artists from around the world.

By turning their camera to women, including themselves, these artists embrace the female body as a vital medium for storytelling, expressing identity and reflecting individual and collective experience.

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AWAD member galleries to participate in Art on Paper

Tuesday, February 21st, 2017

AWAD is pleased to share that two member galleries are participating in Art on Paper. Susan Eley Fine Art is delighted to be participating in Art on Paper New York for the first time. At Booth D4 they are featuring work by Angela A’Court, Caryn Azoff, Karin Bruckner, David Collins, James Isherwood, Chase Langford and Kathy Osborn.

S Artspace Gallery is excited to present works that push the medium’s boundaries on all sides, depicting the many different ways paper can be transformed and utilized to create art. At Booth E12 they are featuring works by CADO de Lannoy Esther Rosa
Lori Schouela Victor Spinelli.

Art on Paper is on Manhattan’s Pier 36 in March 2 – 5th.

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