Mariette Lydis

Mariette Lydis (1887–1970) (born Marietta Ronsperger) was an Austrian-Argentine painter and illustrator famous for her lesbian litographs.

Zanele Muholi Retrospective Exhibtion in France

Zanele Muholi at Maison européenne de la photographie (MEP), 5/7 rue de Fourcy, Paris, France, February 1 – May 5 2023. The exhibition features more than 200 photographs and videos since the early 2000s by queer feminist artist Zanele Muholi.

Photographer Renée Jacobs on female power, sexuality and reclaiming the nude

Video (12:00): The female nude dates back to the very beginning of art, but it remains a contested symbol. American photographer Renée Jacobs speaks to Eve Jackson (France 24) about reclaiming it and using it as a form of queer and feminist activism. Jacobs’ photo books are entitled “Paris” and “Polaroids” and her exhibition “Dreams & Desires” is being shown at the Sinner hotel in Paris through December 11, 2022.

Paris – Zoe Leonard Al río / To the River

Through 29 January 2023 the Musée d’Art Moderne de Paris, France, is hosting photographer Zoe Leonard’s exhibition ‘Al río / To the River’. The exhibition is accompanied by a two-volume catalogue.

Etel Adnan – Colour as Language (2021)

Video (7:27): Artist Etel Adnan (1925-2021) is famous for her abstract landscape paintings and her distinct use of colour. In one of her last interviews, she talks about her art, beauty, Vincent van Gogh and about colour in relation to nature.

SINNER Paris – Dreams & Desires

‘Dreams & Desires’ by Renée Jacobs at SINNER Paris, France, November 9 – December 11, 2022. The show highlights the artist’s works representing the female nude and Sapphic eroticism.

Renée Jacobs: POLAROIDS

Renée Jacobs: POLAROIDS (Galerie Vevais), a new monograph with erotic nudes by photograph Renée Jacobs is due to be published in January 2022. An American, Renée now lives with her wife in the south of France.

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.