Contemporary Art and Feminism

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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 July 21, 2021
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 May 11, 2021
Cullen, Phillippa, b. 1950
Phillippa 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 Jan. 21, 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
Ormella, Raquel, b. 1969
Artistic practice covering a diverse range of activities, including video, paintings, installations, drawings, and zines.
Updated Dec. 19, 2020
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 Dec. 14, 2020
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 Dec. 13, 2020
Hanrahan, Barbara, b. 1939
A well-known twentieth-century author as well as painter.
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
Hall, Fiona, b. 1953
Born in 1953 in Sydney, New South Wales, Fiona Hall is an award winning photographer, sculptor and installation artist exploring themes of globalization, colonialism and ...
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
Goodsir, Agnes, b. 1864
Alternating her residency between Paris, London and Melbourne, Agnes painted portraits of some very famous sitters including Bertrand Russell, Leo Tolstoy and Mussolini.
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Foley, Fiona, b. 1964
Painter, printmaker, photographer, sculptor and installation artist, Fiona Foley's work often discusses the hidden histories of Australia's colonial past and its interface with Aboriginal people.
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
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.
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
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Deacon, Destiny, b. 1957
Destiny Deacon is a Melbourne based photographer, printmaker, mixed media artist, installation artist, broadcaster, writer and performer. She has shown her work in over 120 ...
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
Dawson, Janet, b. 1935
Painter, printmaker and designer working in the mid twentieth century. She studied at the National Gallery School in the 1950s and joined the stable of ...
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
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Stewart, Janet Agnes Cumbrae, b. 1883
Early 20th century Melbourne painter and pastellist.
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
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 Dec. 11, 2020
Cotton, Olive, b. 1911
Olive Cotton's black and white photographs are characterised by their use of light to create ambiguity. For most of her life she was better known ...
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
Binns, Vivienne, b. 1940
Vivienne Binns has worked primarily as a painter, but has also continually worked across media and contexts. She worked almost exclusively with enamelling for a ...
Updated Dec. 11, 2020
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Barbara Cleveland
First called Brown Council, Barbara Cleveland is an Australian artist collective directed by Diana Baker Smith, Frances Barrett, Kate Blackmore, and Kelly Doley, working on ...
Updated Dec. 11, 2020