What does it mean, when the Met is in trouble?
In a recent graduate school interview – after the inauguration – a professor asked me, “what socio-cultural or political situation are you most concerned about in our time?” Immediately after posing the question, he paused, then quipped, “Oh…this question was written before last Friday. I think I know what we’re all most concerned about.” I […]Read Post ›
Did you know that Michelangelo had a female pupil? Did you know that she gave painting lessons to the Spanish queen? This week’s Female Artist Spotlight is dedicated to Sofonisba Anguissola. Sofonisba Anguissola (c. 1532-1625) has always stood out to me as an interesting figure in art history, not in the least because of […]Read Post ›
As our readers, you all know it’s no secret how much we at The Female Gaze love the arts. It’s also no secret just how deeply entwined love and art are; love, lust, lovers, and love stories have been popular subjects for centuries in cultures around the world. Tender, poignant, tragic, sensual, and humorous representations […]Read Post ›