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Frieze Masters 7

‘I love the sense of compulsion and joy present in this painting’

By Zoe Williams
 Child’s dress, Greenland, mid-14th century, wool. Courtesy: Nationalmuseet, Copenhagen

‘The fact that it was most likely made with recycled fabric touches me immensely’

By Sheila Hicks

‘I have learned from John that you don’t need to shout in order to make an impact’

By Celia Paul

‘When her mother died, she stopped talking. What is there to say when all is lost?’

By Rosalyn Drexler

‘Hesse was an adventurer and brave with her materials’

By Yu Ji

‘Kahlo’s dresses, corsets and shoes took on the shapes of her love, pain and identity, still palpable 58 years after her death’

By Ishiuchi Miyako
Hugo van der Goes, Vienna Diptych, c.1479. Oil on panel (diptych), 32 × 22 cm (each). Courtesy: Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, and Google Art Project

Recent insights from scholars suggest the famed work may have had a female patron

 

By Mimi Chu
Anna Maria Maiolino, É o que Sobra (What Is Left Over), from the series ‘Fotopoemação’ (Photopoemaction), 1974, digital print, 62 × 153 cm. Courtesy: the artist and Galleria Raffaella Cortese, Milan

How the radical practices of female artists drove the Modernist movement in Brazil

By Claudia Calirman
Unknown artist, Portrait of Elizabeth I of England, the Armada Portrait, 1588, oil on panel, 1.1 × 1.3 m. Courtesy: Woburn Abbey Collection, Woburn

From Antiquity to the present day, women have been crucial in shaping taste, building collections and supporting artists

By Sheryl E. Reiss
Mary Edmonia Lewis, Night (Two Sleeping Children), 1870, marble, 61 × 50 × 38 cm. Courtesy: Baltimore Museum of Art

The extraordinary life of artist Mary Edmonia Lewis, a sculptor of African American and indigenous heritage who achieved international acclaim 

By Dr. Charmaine A. Nelson

‘Truitt’s sculptures add depth and dimension to minimalist shapes and monochrome surfaces’

By Nicole Wermers
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