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The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World
Samuel M.V. Hamilton Building, 128 North Broad Street
Opening Reception: Friday, November 16, 2012, 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.
November 17, 2012 - April 7, 2013, Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts
Free for PAFA Members
Non-Member Tickets $10 advance | $15 at door (based on availability)
Celebrate the debut of the Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women in an exhibition featuring over 150 works from this unprecedented gift to PAFA. Discover how modern and contemporary women artists have depicted themselves and their communities, reflected on civil rights and politics, and depicted nature's awesome and fragile delights. View major works by Edna Andrade, Louise Bourgeois, Viola Frey, Alice Neel, Christina Ramberg, Faith Ringgold, Miriam Schapiro, Kara Walker, and many others.
Curator: Robert Cozzolino, Senior Curator and Curator of Modern Art
Image Credit: Jacquelyn McBain, St. Joan of Arc Burned as a Witch and Herbalist (detail), 1996. Oil on panel, 7 1/2 x 7 1/2 inches. Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, Art by Women Collection, Gift of Linda Lee Alter, 2011.1.77 © 1996 Jacquelyn McBain
The William Penn Foundation is the presenting sponsor of The Female Gaze: Women Artists Making Their World. Additional major funding from an anonymous donor.
PAFA's special exhibitions in 2012 are supported by generous contributions from Max N. Berry, Esq, Mr. and Mrs. James C. Biddle, Donald and Linda Caldwell, Jonathan L. Cohen, and Lori Levine Ordover and Janusz Ordover.
The Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts’ public programs are funded in part by a grant from the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts (a state agency funded by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the National Endowment for the Arts, a federal agency).