31 women and no one wants to talk about it?


Conversations in Contemporary Feminism and Art

Yesterday I attended a panel discussion, 31 Women in Art Photography: Past, Perspectives, Projection, organized by the Humble Foundation in conjunction with their latest exhibition, 31 Women in Art Photography, being held at Affirmation Arts.  The panel consisted of Jon Feinstein, Co-Founder and Curatorial Director of Humble; Sasha Rudensky, one of the artists in the show; Marla Goldwasser, Director of Affirmation Arts; Justine Reyes, artist in the show; Charlotte Cotton (who needs no introduction); and Vanessa Kramer, Director of Photographs at Phillips de Prury and Co.

Overall, it was disappointing because very little was said about issues around being a female artist.  There was one moment, one question, where they discussed what it means to be a female artist and how that informs the work of the artists present, but neither artist present had much to say about it.  Cotton brought it up as well, but no one…

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