Friday, November 16, 2012

Article in Fine Art Connoisseur

December 2012 (pages 55-59)
I was privileged to speak with Linda Lee Alter a few months back about her incredible collection of art by women, which she recently gifted to the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts.  PAFA is celebrating this enormous and important donation with an exhibition (opening tonight!) which they call The Female Gaze: women artists making their world. I was thrilled that my editor at Fine Art Connoisseur allowed me to write on this topic which is so dear to my heart and even gave the piece what looks to me something like star billing in the magazine. Five pages, right in the middle! Aaah. Of course, Ms. Alter's genius was the spirit behind it, and the art speaks for itself, but here's what I wrote:

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Many thanks also to Robert Cozzolino, the senior curator at PAFA, for sharing his insights with me!

The Female Gaze:
Women Artists Making Their World

November 17, 2012 - April 7, 2013

Hamilton Building
128 N. Broad Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102