Subject Matter Art


Subject Matter reads: Female artists now in their 70s, 80s and 90s that we should have known about decades ago


Agnes Denes , Wheatfield – A Confrontation: Battery Park Landfill, Downtown Manhattan


Can you recognise those moments when, for the first time, you identify with an icon? When a central figure in art history is truly central? When there is actually a reason to call someone a game-changer?



Carmen Herrera


The very good reason why artists such as Carmen Herrera, Faith Ringgold or Agnes Denes feature in art history books – and will continue to do in the future – is because these women paved the way for a freer form of artistic expression, one which speaks in many voices.


This article from The New York Times celebrates these incredible women who inspire us every day.



Rosalyn Drexler



Rosalyn Drexler, “Night Visitors” (1988), oil on canvas



Joan Semmel and one of her most recent works “Embrace”, 2016, oil on canvas



Faith Ringgold


Serigraph. 2003

Faith Ringgold, ‘Mama Can Sing Papa Can Blow, 2003

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