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Fiona Tan's exhibition in Oslo.
Fiona Tan's exhibition in Oslo.

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Visit these art exhibitions by women artists

Whether they were painting in Paris during the Jazz Age some 90 years ago or are part of the world’s most important design scene today, these first-class artists just happen to be women.

Pathways, Washington

Famous for their life-size horse lamp, members of the Swedish design group Front are now represented at an exhibition of female crafters, designers and artists from the 1950s to the present.

October 30–February 28, 2016
National Museum of Women in the Arts
1250 New York Avenue, Washington DC
nmwa.org

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Fiona Tan, geography of time, Oslo

Dutch artist Fiona Tan explores her Indonesian-Australian background in her cinematographic, seemingly documentary photos exploring identity. She was born in Indonesia, but her family soon afterward fled General Suharto’s regime.

September 25–January 31, 2016
The Museum of Contemporary Art
Bankplassen 4, Oslo
nasjonalmuseet.no

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Everything and more, New York

Rachel Rose, born in 1986, is a video artist performing her first solo exhibition this fall. This show is especially curated to go with the Whitney Museum’s new building designed by Renzo Piano.

October 30–February 7, 2016
The Whitney Museum of American Art
99 Gansevoort Street, New York
whitney.org

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Gerda Wegener, Ishøj

Paris of the 1920s welcomed art-nouveau artists like Gerda Wegener. Her paintings of red-lipped beauties are highly picturesque, many of them of her muse and husband, who was one of the first people in the world to receive ­gender-reassignment surgery.

November 7–May 16, 2016
Arken
Skovvej 100, Ishøj, Denmark
arken.dk

Alex Bag, Miami

Video and performance artist Alex Bag is known for her ironic take on contemporary media culture.

December 1–January 31, 2016
Institute of Contemporary Art
4040 NE 2nd Avenue, Miami, Florida
icamiami.org

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