Action!: Art in MotionAction!: Art in Motion
Miguel Covarrubias, Mexican (1904-1957), 'Rumba', 1947, lithograph, gift of Dr. Louis Levy, 47.152

May 19 - September 25, 2022

Action!: Art in Motion

Action! is an educational, interactive exhibition that encourages visitors to think about how two-dimensional art can capture dynamic moments of motion. This exhibition showcases twentieth-century American prints and watercolors from Memphis' collection at the Brooks that feature people,animals, and machines in action. Learn how master artists like Thomas Hart Benton, Diego Rivera, and Clare Leighton, use line and space to create intense images of dramatic movement. Bring your family and get moving in this fun, interactive exhibition!

This exhibition has been organized by The Brooks’s Education Department.

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Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?

The American art theorist Linda Nochlin (1931-2017) posed this question as the title of a pioneering article in 1971. This essay was considered one of the first major works of Feminist art history, it has become a set text for those who study art internationally, and it is influential in many other fields.

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? by Linda Nochlin