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Adam's Rib: a telling muddle

She (Amanda Bonner, Katherine Hepburn) drives him (Adam Bonner, Spencer Tracy) to work (Adam’s Rib, directed by George Cukor, scripted Ruth Gordon)

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20th Century Culture

Women in Art - april 2014

My painting “Yin Yang: Earth Day” published in Women in Art 278 – issue april 2014


Yin Yang

Clary's birthday & Marge Piercy's cat poetry

How did you become a feminist/interviewers always ask/as if to say, when did this/rare virus attack your brain? — Marge Piercy

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Vagina Painting (1965) - Shigeko Kubota

Kubota’s Fluxus performance was performed at the Perpetual Fluxus festival in 1965. Upon dipping the paintbrush into a pale of red paint, meant to invoke menstrual blood, she crouched over large rolls of white paper spread out on the floor, and pushed down against the paper to make marks. 126 more words

Menstrual Art

READ THIS: "Tallying Art World Inequality, One Gallery at a Time" (from Hyperallergic.com)

Thanks to Jill Steinhauer at HYPERALLERGIC for this impressive article about women in the visual arts. And to Mira Safura O’Brien’s for her poster above for the Mary Boone Gallery. 134 more words

Polyphonic Lit

Writing Women Into History

To my readers: Tomorrow’s my 55th birthday and I’m struck more than ever with how appropriate a birthday during Women’s History Month is for me. The stories I love and the stories I tell  honor the roles women have played throughout history, but they also explore how our view of history changes when we look at women’s contributions. 1,023 more words


Warehouse of Ideas

A warehouse of ideas, the slow decay of thoughts and memories, the burden of commitment, and the possible course of demise, the elegant tragedy of creation unrealized.