Part 2 of a series on Venice.
I am a millennial: eating that avocado toast, being unable to afford a home, and watching entirely too much Netflix. I often find myself in the section of Netflix of period dramas because I love that they tend to focus on the stories of women. The characters are relatable, the set design has to […]Read Post ›
Earlier this year, at the end of April, I was packing and preparing to move to Venice for two months. I’d been hired for an internship with the Peggy Guggenheim Collection, and I was excited to be going back to Italy: in 2013, I’d lived in Rome for a summer and studied in Bologna, but […]Read Post ›
It’s been three weeks since we last discussed the insanity that is the museum world. Last time was just an introduction into the subject that it is in fact brave to leave the Museum World. Most of us have been conditioned to buy into the idea that silence is preferred to an honest and […]Read Post ›
Maybe you’ve seen our series “Profiles in Art” , which follows female professionals in the visual arts. But were you ever curious about the writers here at the Female Gaze? Wonder no more because this week we’re sitting down and answering the questions we’ve sent out to our interviewees. We are feminist scholars that all came […]Read Post ›
What does it mean, when the Met is in trouble?
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” If you asked me what I remember most fondly from […]Read Post ›
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 ›
For the past ten or so months, I have been in a panic. A sort of existential crisis, filled with questions about what the hell to do next. Which, to be entirely honest, was a very privileged and stupid problem. I’ve wanted to do basically the same thing since I was 16: work in a […]Read Post ›