Birthe Havmøller in Aarhus

I have snapped a self-portrait of myself with one of Zanele Muholi’s bold self-portraits from her series ‘Somnyama Ngonyama, Hail the Dark Lioness’.

Rosa Bonheur – ‘The Horse Fair’

Video (5:13): the short film ‘Rosa Bonheur: “As far as males go, I only like the bulls I paint”’ by the National Gallery, London, UK. Published on 8. March, 2019 as a part of Women’s History Month.

Mickalene Thomas – ‘Clarivel Right’

Video (1.18): encrusted with rhinestones and beaming with glitter, ‘Clarivel Right’(2014) by Mickalene Thomas holds a gaze that has the power to look beyond the sparkling surface in which the model is rendered.

Mickalene Thomas: ‘I Can’t See You Without Me’

Video (5:16): ‘explore the work of New York-based artist Mickalene Thomas, who is best known for her elaborate, rhinestone-encrusted paintings of African-American women. ‘I Can’t See You Without Me’ explores the representation of women of color in art, addressing their absence and celebrating their beauty.’

‘Perspective II’ by Ruth Bernhard

Video (3:20): in this Art Minutes video with Patricia Tomlinson, Curator of Exhibitions at the Appleton Museum of Art, talks about the work of fascinating German photographer Ruth Bernhard (1905 – 2006). Video by Appelton Museum of Art, 2020.

Colette Hébert – Artist’s Statement

I am unconcerned with figurative details in my paintings. Emotions are expressed broadly, through the body. Intricacies in facial expression, dress, or limb are minimal or nonexistent. The focus is on the body, a vessel for pleasure, desire, dreams, reflection.

In Conversation: Jonathan Lyndon Chase & Sharon Hayes

Video (57:35) Queer artists Jonathan Lyndon Chase and Sharon Hayes in conversation with each other about their works presented in the exhibition ‘New Grit: Art & Philly Now’ at Philadelphia Museum of Art, August 2021.

Jess Dobkin’s Wetrospective

Jess Dobkin’s Wetrospective
September 2 to 26, 2021
Opening Reception: Friday, September 10th, 6 – 9 pm at Art Gallery of York University (AGYU) in Toronto, Canada.
The exhibition includes an extensive event programme.