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Feminine Moments' newsletter - Autumn 2016

Feminine Moments' newsletter

October 2016

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader,

I send a happy festival to the queer community in London will be celebrating the 9th GFEST queer arts festival in November. The festival dates are: November 7 – 19, 2016.

This month I have added a submission form to the website, hoping this will make it easier for you and your lesbian/queer feminist artist friends to join Feminine Moments and submit artist statements and visual materials for the art blog. If you have any questions regarding my work, promoting fine art by lesbian, bisexual and queer women artists or about the website, do write to me. My email is at the bottom of this newsletter.

Events and Exhibitions

London: Maggi Hambling in Conversation With James Cahill

Gallery talk: Maggi Hambling in conversation with author James Cahill on November 2, 2016 at The British Museum, Room 90 Great Russell Street London WC1B 3DG, UK.  Read more.

GFEST 2016 Visual Arts Exhibition: “Beyond Margins”

“Beyond Margins” November 7 - 19 at MENIER GALLERY, 51 Southwark St, London SE1 1RU, UK. Read more.

Deborah Kass: Art Histories

Deborah Kass: Art Histories by Deborah Kass, September 22 - November 12, 2016 at Brand New Gallery, via Carlo Farini 32, 20159 Milano, Italy. Read more.

Press photo, Watermelon Woman 3.0

Watermelon Woman 3.0

Watermelon Woman 3.0 November 1, 2016 - January 6, 2017. Artist Reception: Saturday November 12 at 7-10pm. Venue: Center for Sex and Culture, 1349 Mission St, San Francisco, California 94103, USA. Read more.

Emily Roysdon Solo Show at Higher Pictures

Solo exhibition: 'Emily Roysdon' October 18 – November 19, 2016 at Higher Pictures, 980 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10075, USA. Read more.

Cut Ups: Queer Collage Practices

Cut Ups: Queer Collage Practices, October 14 - December 18, 2016 at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, New York. Read more.


Artist Talks

Sarah Jane Moon

Sarah Jane Moon interview (2015)

Video (7:34): UK artist and queer woman Sarah Jane Moon in conversation witn Anna McNay about her paintings. Filmed by Martin Kennedy, April 2015. Read more.

Sarah Jane Moon’s portraits of people who identify as lesbian and / or queer will be presented at the GFEST 2016 visual arts group exhibition: “Beyond Margins”.

Grace Moon

Grace Moon in Her Studio (2013)

Video (7:05): American painter and queer woman Grace Moon filmed in her studio. She talks about her painting along with the creative process. Read more.

Grace Moon Live Painting (2014)

Video (8:53): Grace Moon live painting, January 2014, Open-toe Peepshow at Branded Saloon, Brooklyn, NY. USA. Text read by Anurita Sharma. Read more.

Veronica Slater

Veronica Slater - Photography and Painting (2013)

Video (4:11): Veronica Slater - a discussion on her painting and photography along with the creative process (2013). Read more.


Art Herstory

Anna Elisabeth Klumpke in her studio

Anna Elizabeth Klumpke in Her Studio

American lesbian and painter Anna Klumpke (1856 - 1842) in her studio ca. 1885 - 90. Courtesy of the Frick Collection/Frick Art Reference Library Archives. Read more.

Anna Elizabeth Klumpke's Portrait of Rosa Bonheur

Anna Elizabeth Klumpke's Portrait of Rosa Bonheur

Anna Elizabeth Klumpke (1856–1942): Portrait of Rosa Bonheur, 1898, pastel on paper 55.5 × 45.5 cm. Current location: Bowdoin College Museum of Art.

Rosa Bonheur in her garden

Painter Rosa Bonheur (1822-1899)

Anna Klumpke, an American lesbian painter from Boston, met French painter Rosa Bonheur in 1887. They became friends and Anna Klumpke's biography 'Rosa Bonheur: sa vie, son oeuvre' about her colleague was published in 1909. Read more.

Rosa Bonheur, Sheep in the Highlands, 1857

Video (2.24): Rosa Bonheur, Sheep in the Highlands, 1857 (Wallace Collection, London). Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker talk about Rosa Bonheur's life as woman painter and the above mentioned painting. Read more.

Rosa Bonheur, Plowing in the Nivernais, 1849

Video (3:28): Rosa Bonheur, Plowing in the Nivernais (or The First Dressing), oil on canvas, 1849 (Musée d'Orsay, Paris) Speakers: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker.  Read more.


Blessings and autumn greetings from Denmark

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com