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October 17, 2018

Curator-led tour of Anni Albers at Tate Modern

October 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am

Tate Modern

Anni Albers Wall Hanging 1926 Lent by The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase, Everfast Fabrics Inc. and Edward C. Moore Jr. Gift, 1969 69.134 © Estate of Anni Albers; ARS, NY & DACS, London 2018 Join us at Tate Modern for a visit to the long overdue recognition of Albers’s pivotal contribution to modern art and design, led by Tate curator, Ann Coxon. As a female student at the radical Bauhaus art school, Albers was discouraged from taking up certain…

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Mary Kelly & Fatoş Üstek at Frieze’s “Social Work”

October 5, 2018 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Frieze Art Fair,

Regents Park


London,

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Curator Fatoş Üstek will be in conversation with artist Mary Kelly as we explore Frieze's special section Social Work dedicated to women who challenged the art market. This year the section will feature eight monographic presentations by women artists whose work emerged in response to the global social and political schisms of the 1980s and ’90s. Social Work pays homage to a selection of artists who challenged the status quo and explored the possibilities of political activism in their art making. Fatoş Üstek…

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September 27, 2018

Gallery visit: Paula Rego and Celeste Dupuy-Spencer

September 27, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

Marlborough Fine Art,

6 Albemarle Street


London,

W1S 4BY

United Kingdom

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Breakfast at Marlborough, visiting exhibitions of Paula Rego RA and Celeste Dupuy-Spencer, we will be welcomed and led around the exhibitions by Frankie Rossi, Director at Marlborough Fine Art.  Paula Rego (b.1935) draws widely from subjects including fairy tales, myths and folk art, her experiences growing up in Portugal under a fascist regime, and from her personal recollections of girlhood and adolescence have a strong influence in her practice. Paula is based in London and is celebrated as one of…

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Become a hologram and meet artist Rachel Ara

September 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 pm

V&A Museum,

Cromwell Road


London,

SW7 2RL

United Kingdom

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Join us and learn about and becoming a human hologram.  On the 17th September we will meet Rachel Ara, artist-in-residence at the V&A.  A former computer systems designer, Ms. Ara graduated from Goldsmith's College, winning the prestigious Burston Award, and turned her attention to creating art with a feminist edge.  Recipient of the 2016 International Aesthetica Art Prize, she will talk to us about her installation at the Museum, The Transubstantiation of Knowledge and the issues of feminism and gender…

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June 19, 2018

Artist led tour: Jodie Carey at Foundling Museum

June 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

foundling museum

Please join us for this special visit to the Foundling Museum where we will view Jodie Carey's new site-specific installations with the artist and the Director of the Museum, Caro Howell.  Jodie Carey was among our shortlisted artists for Women to Watch 2015: Organic Matters. Her exhibition at the Foundling Museum, Sea consists of commissioned installations responding to the history of the Foundling Hospital.  Displayed amongst the collection, her monumental pieces are imbued with a sense of remembrance of the…

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May 17, 2018

Photo London: curator-led tour

May 17, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Somerset House

Join us at London's major photo event of the year. This fair has over 100 galleries and publishers showing photography from around the world.  We will  highlight some of the fabulous female photographers exhibiting in the fair with curator, editor, lecturer and consultant Zelda Cheatle.   Meeting place to be determined. Contribution: Patrons free, £15 Friends, £25 Visitors. RSVP to:  RSVP@UKFriendsofNMWA.org  

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April 26, 2018

Three- artist studio tour at the Art in Perpetuity Trust

April 26, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:45 pm

Art in Perpetuity Trust,

6 Creekside


London,

SE84SA

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We are pleased to offer this tour of three women artists' studios at the Art in Perpetuity Trust (APT) in Deptford.  Studio visits always provide a fascinating glimpse into the artistic process. Our visit includes meeting the following artists: Lulu Cottell, performance and mixed media artist, recipient of an APT graduate studio award; Katya Lewis, painter, recipient of an APT graduate studio award and 2017 Gold Medal winner at the RA schools; and Mali Morris, RA, painter. Tea and coffee will be…

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Curator-led tour of Tacita Dean’s “Still Life” at the National Gallery

April 25, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am

We are delighted that National Gallery curator, Bart Cornelis, will lead us through Tacita Dean's  exhibition at the National Gallery before the gallery opens to the public.  This exhibition is one of three London locations collaborating in showing multiple facets of Dean's work this spring, showcasing Dean's talents as both an artist and a curator. Guided by her own understanding of still life and its influence on her practice, the artist has curated a selection of works, ranging from 17th-century paintings to recently completed…

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Book Talk and Signing — Madam and Eve: Women Portraying Women with Liz Rideal and Kathleen Soriano

April 17, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

45 Park Lane Hotel,

45 Park Lane


London,

United Kingdom

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Join us for a fabulous evening and a glass of bubbly at the glamorous 45 Park Lane with authors Liz Rideal and Kathleen Soriano as they discuss their "hot off the press" book, Madam & Eve: Women Portraying Women.  Their timely book explores the specifically female development of artistic practice since the 1970s, and the impact that various feminist movements have had on the development of contemporary art. Liz is a Reader at the Slade School of Art and a lecturer at the National Portrait…

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March 20, 2018

Visit two Mayfair Galleries: “Sturtevant” and “Women Look at Women”

March 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Richard Saltoun Gallery,

111 Great Titchfield Street


London,

W1W 6RY

United Kingdom

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Join us for a fabulous evening visit to two galleries in Mayfair. First we will visit Galerie Thaddaeus Ropac's exhibition, Vice Versa, a show of paintings, photographs, installation, videos and wallpaper by the American artist Sturtevant.  Julia Peyton-Jones, the show's curator, will lead us through the exhibition, which consists of works from the artist's estate and private collections. Then we will go to the nearby Richard Saltoun gallery, where we will visit Women Look at Women, featuring works by thirteen artists which reflect different aspects of the relationship women have with…

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