Highbrow Magazine | Sandra Bertrand:
The famous memoirist Anais Nin once said, “Life shrinks or expands in proportion to one’s courage.” On the evening of January 31, 1889, five women calling themselves The Woman’s Art Club met at the studio of Grace Fitz-Randolph on Washington Square in New York. They were there to “demonstrate that creative achievement need carry no sex distinction,” but they were setting in motion an artistic revolution in scope and genius that is still honored today.
One hundred and twenty-eight years later, you might ask what a small group of women sitting around a table chatting that winter night have in common with courage? Well, just consider the climate of the time… Read more
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