#5WomenArtists

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_BLOG KRYSTAL

“Do you have any artwork by women?” a visitor asked us the other day, and something the National Museum of Women in the Arts wrote in 2016 leapt into our minds. “Did you know,” said the museum, “that even though women make up 51% of visual artists today, in the U.S. only 5% of work on museum walls is by women? It is no surprise that if you ask someone to name five artists, they will likely list prominent male artists.” They went on to offer a small means of redress, namely the #5womenartists hashtag.

We’ve been using #5womenartists throughout Women’s History Month to tag pictures from our Plural show. So, for those of you who haven’t been on our Instagram (@unlvmuseum) recently, we offer this as a reprise of the past thirty or so days …

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_BLAU BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_KU BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_WHITMORE BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_KVECK BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_HALLIGAN BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_DONAHUE

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_YOES BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_MARCH BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_BARCIO BLOG

 

MARJORIE BARRICK MUSEUM_WARNER BLOG

Header image: Krystal Ramirez, I Want to See, 2017 (detail) (Photo by UNLV Photo Services/Josh Hawkins)  *  Elizabeth Blau, Redlining, 2012  *  Fay Ku, Harpy, 2013  *  Mikayla Whitmore, Its Teeth Are Soft, 2017  *  Wendy KveckLettuce-Eater (the devouration), 2007  *  Maureen Halligan, Frame of Reference, 2014   *  Andreana Donahue, Dowsing Rod (Missing Person), 2014  * Amy Yoes, 15.17, 2017  *  Mary Corey March, Identity Tapestry, 2017 (Photo by UNLV Photo Services/Josh Hawkins)  *  Audrey Barcio, Marking Through Time, 2015 (detail, showing the pink flourescent stripe at the back of the beveled frame)  *  Mary Warner, Disco Garden Two, 2013

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