Glossary

Feminist art

Discover art which explores gender-related experiences within society, often with the aim to expose embedded inequalities and show alternatives to dominant gender roles

Guerrilla Girls

Learn about this group of anonymous American female artists who seek to expose sexual and racial discrimination in the art world and the wider cultural arena

Hackney Flashers

Explore this women’s arts collective active between 1974 and 1980

Videos about women artists

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Celebrating Women Artists at Tate #IWD2017

Filmmaker Jenn Nkiru showcases some of the female artists on display in the Tate collection

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TateShots: Margaret Harrison

Which is more shocking, a naked women astride a giant banana, or Hugh Hefner in suspenders?

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Ewa Partum – ‘It is the Obligation of Every Woman to be a Feminist’ | TateShots

Conceptual and performance artist and filmmaker, Ewa Partum discusses her installation inspired by Marcel Proust 

Unlock Art: Where are the women?

Actress Jemima Kirke addresses the topic of women in art (or the lack them)

Exam Help

Details

See details of everyday things in a new light and be dazzled by intricate and elaborate patterns and imagery

Architecture

Discover art inspired by architectural shapes and structures and artists who use architecture to explore society and identity

Domestic Interiors

Re-think domestic interiors in art: tip-toe into awkward spaces, explore rooms that reference social or political issues

Suspended

Hanging objects, sculptures – and buildings! People suspended in water or air and structures that rely on suspension

Get Involved

Celebrate, champion, double-click: A Women’s History Month how-to

Find out how you can support women in art this month, online and off

Play Street Art

Make your mark on Tate Modern with our new game

Tate Collectives: Showcase

Create a portfolio, share your work and be inspired by others

Albums

Group together art from our collection, your notes and share it 

Discover more about women artists

Tate Kids: Who is Yayoi Kusama?

Explore the artist’s weird and wonderful world 

Tate Etc.

Georgia O'Keeffe: Artists' views

Five artists from different generations share their personal reflections on Georgia O’Keeffe

Love, friendship & rivalry: The women beside the men in early surrealism

We celebrate the women whose surrealist work has since gained the recognition it deserves

Tate Etc.

Patron saint of lipstick and lavender feminism

Germaine Greer explores the life and work of Frida Kahlo 

Women artists in the Collection

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Rebecca Horn

born 1944
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Fiona Banner

born 1966
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Andrea Fraser

born 1965

Art by women artists in the Collection