Romaine Brooks: A Life – Speaking Event in New York

Romaine Brooks: A Life Speaking Event – New York, NY Fashion Institute of Technology When: April 7, 2016 Time: 6 pm Where: Katie Murphy Amphitheatre Fred P. Pomerantz Art and Design Center Register: http://www.fitnyc.edu/museum Art historian Cassandra Langer introduces her lively biography of expatriate American painter Romaine Brooks (1874–1970). Langer…

Anna McNay Recomends: ‘Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories’

Art and culture writer Anna McNay recomends: Otherwise: Imagining Queer Feminist Art Histories Edited by Amelia Jones and Erin Silver From the series: Rethinking Art’s Histories Manchester University Press 2016 ISBN 978-0-7190-9642-6 In her introduction to this dense but readable volume, feminist art historian Amelia Jones – who edits the…

Louise Abbema

Book: Louise Abbema by Louise Abbema (1858-1927), illustrated with drawings by Louise Abbema. Published 1879 in Paris, France.

Book Launch in Berlin: PAARE.2 by Anja Müller

PAARE.2 by Anja Müller Book launch / Exhibition / Dance January 17, 2016 at 17:00 Sonntags Club Greifenhagener Str. 28 10437 Berlin, Germany Dear Friends, Fans and Supporters! I would like to celebrate my book PAARE.2 with you on January 17, 2016. We start at 17:00 at the Sonntags Club…

New York Book Launch: Romaine Brooks: A Life

Book Launch: Romaine Brooks: A Life by Cassandra Langer Panel: Jim Saslow, Cassandra Langer and Suzanne Strohe November 12, 6-8 pm at Leslie-Lohman Museum of Gay and Lesbian Art, 26 Wooster Street, New York, NY 10013, USA The artistic achievements of Romaine Brooks (1874-1970), both as a major expatriate American…

Photo Book: Collecting Light by Ruth Bernhard

Collecting Light: The Photographs of Ruth Bernhard Edited by James Alinder. Carmel, Calif.: Friends of Photography, 1979 Ruth Bernhard (October 14, 1905 – December 18, 2006) was a German-born American photographer. The photographer died at the age of 101, was very talented. A lesbian and photographer in twenties and thirties…

Agnes Martin: Innocence the Hard Way (2015)

Lecture by Nancy Princenthal at Tate Modern, 2015. On Wednesday 15th July 2015, Nancy Princenthal discussed American Painter Agnes Martin’s formative experiences, the development of her work, her spirituality and the range of lively non-mainstream art communities in which she lived. Nancy Princenthal, author of Agnes Martin: Her Art and…

Artist Interview With Deborah Kass (2014)

Artnet interview with Deborah Kass, 2014. In the interview they talk about Deborah Kass‘s career and creative practice, dealing with race, gender, feminism, queer and Jewishness and Deborah’s retrospective Deborah Kass: Before and Happily Ever After at The Andy Warhol Museum (2012), an exhibition, featuring approximately 75 works, which showcases…

Cassandra Langer Reading From Her Book on Romaine Brooks

Art historian and writer Cassandra Langer will be reading from her book, Romaine Brooks: A Life at Romany Kramoris Gallery, 41 Main St, Sag Harbor, NY 11963, USA over Columbus Day weekend (October 10 – 12, 2015). The artistic achievements of Romaine Brooks (1874–1970), both as a major expatriate American…

Racing Age by Angela Jimenez

Text: excerpt from Angela Jimenez’ newsletter Kickstarter project Racing Age by Angela Jimenez (2015) Racing Age is a documentary photography book about masters track & field athletes of retirement age and older. Angela Jimenez: ‘I’m working on my second book, Racing Age, a documentary series on fierce and amazing masters…

Art Book: Romaine Brooks by Cassandra Langer

Romaine Brooks: A Life Langer, Cassandra (Author) Sep 2015. 290 p. Univ. of Wisconsin, hardcover, $26.95. (9780299298609). Univ. of Wisconsin, e-book, $15.95. (9780299298630). 759.13. [This new art book will available as of September 23, 2015 at Amazon and Barnes and Noble as well as on line from the University of…

London: A Lecture and a New Monograph about Agnes Martin

Agnes Martin: Innocence the Hard Way Lecture by Nancy Princenthal Tate Modern, Starr Auditorium, London, UK Wednesday July 15, 2015, 18.30 – 20.00 Nancy Princenthal discusses abstract painter (and lesbian) Agnes Martin’s formative experiences, the development of her work, and the range of lively non-mainstream art communities in which she…

Book Project: PAARE 2 by Anja Müller

Pre-order the Beautiful Photography Book German photographer and queer woman Anja Müller has created a crowdfunding project to fund the publication of her next photography book: PAARE 2 (Couples), an erotic photography book. You can help fund this publication by pre-ordering a copy Anja Müller’s beautiful photography book at the…

Call for Proposals: Killjoy’s Kastle Book Project

We seek contributions for a volume of collected essays related to artist Allyson Mitchell’s Killjoy’s Kastle: A Lesbian Feminist Haunted House. This large-scale installation and performance invites visitors to walk-through an unconventional gallery space designed in the tradition of carnivals, evangelical Christian fright nights, and lesbian feminist direct action aesthetics….

Romaine Brooks: A Life by Cassandra Langer

Press release The Cover of Romaine Brooks a Life by Cassandra Langer (UW Press, September 2015) Romaine Brooks (1874–1970) The artistic achievements of Romaine Brooks (1874–1970), both as a major expatriate American painter and as a formative innovator in the decorative arts, have long been overshadowed by her fifty-year relationship…

Book: Faces and Phases (2006-14) by Zanele Muholi

A New Fine Art Photography Book: Faces and Phases (2006-14) by Zanele Muholi 368 Pages Hardback 17 x 24 cm English ISBN 978-3-86930-807-4 1. Edition 09/2014 Shortlisted for the Deutsche Börse Photography Prize 2015 In Faces and Phases 2006–14, Zanele Muholi embarks on a journey of “visual activism” to ensure…