This Is What Democracy Looks Like | #WomensMarchNY

A year after Trump’s Inauguration, thousands of women found solidarity again in the streets for the Women’s March By Randy Gener NEW YORK  |  In New York City on the Upper West Side, the women’s march is back. Marchers got ready along Central Park West between 62nd and 82nd and streets. More than 200,000 protesters marched… Read More

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Women as biomorphic abstractions in Ashley Bickerton’s fourth Neo-Geo solo show

Ashley Bickerton (b. 1959, Barbados, West Indies) graduated from the California Institute of the Arts in 1982 and continued his education in the Independent Studies Program (ISP) at the Whitney Museum of American Art, New York. A seminal figure in the East Village scene of the 1980s, Bickerton has been associated with the “Neo-Geo” approach to art making. Read More

ON DIPLOMACY | United Nations members agree on code to fight violence against women, girls

NEW YORK CITY |  The United Nations has issued a declaration to fight violence against women and girls.  The AFP reports that UN members states conducted two weeks of tense negotiations mainly because some Muslim counties like Libya and Sudan took great issue with parts of the proposed declaration. The declaration “urges states to strongly… Read More

A festival of her own: Cambridge celebrates Virginia Woolf novel “To the Lighthouse” with myriad events

CAMBRIDGE, U.K.:  To the Lighthouse has just come out of copyright. Fans of this enduringly popular novel by Virginia Woolf are being invited to come to Cambridge for two weeks this autumn to attend a series of Woolf-themed events that draw on this wonderful novel and its author. University of Cambridge’s Corpus College and Fitzwilliam Museum… Read More