Contemporary Art and Feminism

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Edwell, Bernice E., b. 1880
Miniaturist, craftworker and painter of small landscapes. She was a founding Council member of the New South Wales Society of Women Painters.
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Martin, Mandy, b. 1952
One of the activist women artists who emerged in the mid-1970s, later turned from overtly political posters and industrial landscapes to painting powerful landscapes of ...
Updated Sept. 2, 2023
Lee, Lindy, b. 1954
Lindy Lee is an Australian artist of Chinese heritage. Her art began with a critique of the reproductions of European art that give Australians a ...
Updated May 16, 2023
Cullen, Philippa, b. 1950
Philippa Cullen was one of the performers closely associated with Aleks Danko and other performance artists in the 1970s. She died suddenly while visiting India ...
Updated April 26, 2023
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WAM! at One Central Street

by Adams, Jude, Barber, Jennifer.

Installation by two members of the Women's Art Movement (WAM), Sydney, held to coincide with American feminist art historian Lucy Lippard's visit. Premier gallery exhibition ...

Updated March 17, 2023
Phoenix, Frances, b. 1950
Contemporary political feminist printmaker, Phoenix (Budden) created political feminist prints, posters and needlework in the 1970s. Her work 'Remember Mick Fowler' is held in the ...
Updated March 17, 2023
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Robertson, Toni, b. 1953
Printmaker, Toni Robertson gave up art due to poisoning by chemicals used to make posters at the Tin Sheds Gallery, at the University of Sydney.
Updated March 3, 2023
Ashburn, Liz, b. 1939
Liz Ashburn is a feminist installation artist whose work has long been concerned with social issues, especially the impact of war and conflict. For many ...
Updated Jan. 15, 2023
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Dumbrell, Lesley, b. 1941
Throughout her sustained career Lesley Dumbrell’s painting has been characterised by precise, geometric abstraction. In 1974, at a time when women artists found it difficult ...
Updated Oct. 8, 2022
Smith, Grace Cossington, b. 1892
Painter, born in Neutral Bay, Sydney. A student of Dattilo Rubbo, Cossington Smith was quick to absorb modernist ideas and in 1915 exhibited 'The Sock ...
Updated Sept. 8, 2022
Croft, Brenda L, b. 1964
Brenda L Croft has had dual careers as both a photographer and curator. She was one of the founders of Boomalli in Redfern, and first ...
Updated Aug. 5, 2022
Dickens, Karla, b. 1967
Karla Dickens is a Wiradjuri artist whose work explores the themes of politics, love, sex and the environment. Karla trained at the National Art School ...
Updated May 15, 2022
Kelly, Deborah, b. 1962
Deborah Kelly is a socially engaged Melbourne born Sydney based artist whose work is shown and collected nationally and internationally.
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Dodd, Margaret, b. 1941
As a student Margaret Dodd exhibited in the first Funk Ceramic exhibition in San Francisco in 1968. After returning to Australia she became a major ...
Updated Feb. 3, 2022
Gazzard, Marea, b. 1928
Marea Gazzard was a sculptor in clay and bronze. After training in ceramics, she studied sculpture with Lyndon Dadswell and had her first solo exhibition ...
Updated Jan. 30, 2022
Crowley, Grace, b. 1890
Painter and resident of Sydney, New South Wales. She started her own school with ex-student Rah Fizelle which during its five-year existence the school became ...
Updated Nov. 4, 2021
Newmarch, Ann Foster, b. 1945
Painter, printmaker, sculptor and lecturer, studied SA Teachers' College. Member Print Council of Australia.
Updated Jan. 6, 2021
Temin, Kathy, b. 1968
Kathy Temin uses synthetic fur to cloak her sculptures of memory and loss, using soft materials against hard geometric form.
Updated Dec. 20, 2020
Rrap, Julie, b. 1950
Julie Rrap works in the mediums of photography, painting, sculpture, performance and video and focuses upon representations of the body, in particular the female body ...
Updated Dec. 20, 2020