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Feminine Moments' newsletter - Queer Portraits

Feminine Moments' newsletter - Queer Portraits

October 2019

Edited by Birthe Havmoeller

Dear Reader,

This must be a first. Baltimore Museum of Art is taking the lead, launching their new 2020 vision: They will only collect works by women next year. Marking the centennial of the passage of the 19th Amendment (granting the vote to women), they will also focus on women artists, presenting 22 exhibition in 2020. Among the women they'll highlight in their 2020 programme is American queer feminist artist Mickalene Thomas who is known for her portraits of African-American women. Below I include a few posts with some of Mickalene's artist talks. Read more about Baltimore Museum of Art.

In this issue I would like to highlight Sarah Jane Moon's recent exhibition in London and draw your attention to Pamela Dodd's exhibition in Toronto, Canada. This week is last chance to see Pamela's exhibition 'Drawings of tools'. Enjoy!


Queer Feminist Art Exhibitions

Copyright Sarah Jane Moon

Celebrating Queer Life Through Portraiture

Explore Queer Portraits (#queerportraits) by Sarah Jane Moon. The exhibition was on display in London earlier this month. Read more.

Copyright Pamela Dodds

Drawings of Tools by Pamela Dodds

PAMELA DODDS - DRAWINGS OF TOOLS, Rebecca Gallery, Toronto, Ontario, Canada through November 23, 2019. Read more.

Copyright Lola Flash

2019 Queer|Art Community Portrait Project

2019 Queer|Art Community Portrait Project - Photographs by Lola Flash at The LGBT Center, New York, November 1, 2019 - January 9, 2020. Read more.

Utopian Imagination

Utopian Imagination, September 17 – December 7, 2019. The Ford Foundation Gallery, New York,  USA. Read more.

Zanele Muholi at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean

Exhibition: 'Zanele Muholi', August 27 - November 30, 2019 at the Institute of Contemporary Art Indian Ocean, Port Louis, Mauritius. Read more.

Copyright Martina Minette Dreier

Just Love at ZAK Center for Contemporary Art in Berlin

Just Love, September 14, 2019 – December 15, 2019 at ZAK Center for Contemporary Art, Zitadelle Spandau, Berlin, Germany. This is an exbibition with works by six queer artists, including painter Martina Minette Dreier. Read more.

Queer Forms

Queer Forms, September 10 – December 7, 2019 at Katherine E. Nash Gallery, University of Minnesota, USA features works by more than 100 queer artists. Read more.

Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall

'Nobody Promised You Tomorrow: Art 50 Years After Stonewall', May 3 - December 8, 2019. Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art, 4th Floor, New York, USA. The exhibition presents works by emerging artists based in Brooklyn and New York. Read more.

Copyright Tomaso Binga

Tomaso Binga - A Silenced Victory

Tomaso Binga - A Silenced Victory. Opening: September 26, 2019 – December 20, 2019 at Mimosa House, 12 Princes Street, London, UK. Read more.

Nancy Brooks Brody/Joy Episalla/Zoe Leonard/Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified

arms ache avid aeon: Nancy Brooks Brody/Joy Episalla/Zoe Leonard/Carrie Yamaoka: fierce pussy amplified. September 13 – December 22, 2019 Read more.


Artist Talks

Copyright the filmmaker

Mickalene Thomas: 'I Can’t See You Without Me' (2018)

Explore the work of New York-based queer feminist artist Mickalene Thomas, who is best known for her elaborate, rhinestone-encrusted paintings of African-American women. Read more.

Copyright Mickalene Thomas

Mickalene Thomas on "Portrait of Mnonja"

Queer feminist artist Mickalene Thomas discusses her work 'Portrait of Mnonja'. Thomas explains her inspirations for the painting and the role that performance plays in her practice. Read more.

Larry Sultan Visiting Artist: Mickalene Thomas (2018)

Video (1:16:46): artist talk - Mickalene Thomas in conversation with Sarah Thornton at California College of the Arts. Read more.

Love and kisses,

Birthe Havmoeller // havmoeller@gmail.com