Why and how do women make images of themselves today?
Elephant’s winter issue explores the new generation of artists who are part of an exciting shift in female creativity, calling on Faith Holland, Nakeya Brown, Mayan Toledano and more to discuss their take on porn, arousal, economics and muses.
The Bechdel Test is applied to real life in ‘Research’, a startling proliferation of published work by young women suggesting that women creatives are now having many conversations on their own terms.
We also feature ‘Encounters’ with Brea Souders, Toshio Saeki, Eddie Peake and Linder and meet the ‘New Establishment’, artists from across the world who currently on the rise; Josh Smith, Jonas Wood, Wendy White, Marie Jacotey and Edouard Baribeaud.
‘Paper Galleries’ presents the woman as protagonist in the work of Ella Kruglyanskaya, and the desolate landscape watercolours of Hans Op De Beeck.
‘Shows of The Times’ places the work of Judith Bernstein and Betty Woodman together, discussing two major shows and the artists’ roles in first-generation feminist art.