Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Screenwriter and bestselling author of 'The Honourable Thief', 'The Emerald Tablet', and 'The Water Diviner'.

OK. So, I’m bloody loving the process of unpacking my poor library, consigned to cardboard boxes for way too many months.

Then I reached my substantial collection of art books. “ Hail, old friends!” I cried. (My children frequently accuse me of channelling someone born in the fifteenth century). But as I was setting them free, I noticed something wrong.

“What on earth could that be,” you ask? “That looks like a danged fine line up of weighty tomes… what are you carrying on about, woman?”

Well, that’s just it.

Where are all the girls?

Sure, there’s a Marina Abramovic front and center. But where are all the rest of the sisterhood?

Like so many other things, the story of art we’ve been told is a story of men, written by men.

And it’s getting a bit old.

One thought on “What’s wrong with this picture?

  1. donpa11 says:

    So, be the change you wish it to be!

    Like

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: