Female artists and curators are on spotlight this week in New York City. Between an indie gallery and PULSE Contemporary Art Fair, see our picks below that feature artwork by female creatives.
WHO: Damarosa Artists Collective
WHAT: Little Birds
WHEN: Opening Thursday, March 3 | 7PM – 10PM
WHERE: Yellow Chair Gallery
WHY: Damarosa is a women’s art collective based in New York City. Damarosa’s artists created photographs, sculpture, drawings, writings, and weavings around the theme of Little Birds, one of French erotica writer Anaïs Nin’s most popular collections.
The collection features thirteen stories, and the show features thirteen artworks corresponding to each story. The show is curated by Brittany Bogan and Codi Barbini. Damarosa have also created a zine to accompany the exhibition.
Beauty Undefined: An Empowered Exploration of Women and Beauty
WHO: Curated by Magda Love and Monica Watkins
WHAT: Beauty Undefined: An Empowered Exploration of Women and Beauty
WHEN: Opening Wednesday, March 2nd | 7PM – 11PM
WHERE: 51 Orchard Street
WHY: Beauty Undefined aims to explore the concept of womanhood through art and question societal ideologies of beauty. Curated by Monica Watkins and Magda Love, the show features works from more than twenty international artists.
All of the proceeds from the show will be donated to Project India, whose mission is to promote self-esteem and self-expression through the arts.
Eulogy For The Dyke Bar
WHO: Macon Reed
WHAT: Eulogy For The Dyke Bar
WHEN: Opening Thursday, March 3rd | 6PM – 8PM
WHERE: Metropolitan Pavilion
WHY: Artist Macon Reed created an installation last year in Brooklyn that brought to life lesbian bars of the 1970s. The show is back at PULSE Contemporary Art Fair for the weekend due to its huge success at its premiere. Reed is also hosting a series of other events like a panel discussion, happy hour, and trivia night.