Tag: Jasmine Williams

PLANNED PARENTHOOD CELEBRATES 100 YEARS AND HONORS HILLARY CLINTON

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eM9XaxZMU1U On May 2nd, Planned Parenthood celebrated 100 years with a star-studded centennial gala that featured the one-and-only Hillary Clinton and honored Shonda Rhimes. Meryl Streep, America Ferrera, Tina Fey, Julianne Moore, Annette Bening, Diane von Furstenberg, and many other PP supporters all showed up to see comedian Chelsea Handler open the event with a…

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REPORTER IN HIDING AFTER BREAKING NEWS OF GAY DEATH CAMPS IN CHECHNYA

Yesterday, April 26, Elena Milashina, the Russian journalist who first revealed Chechnya’s systematic torture of gay men in the publication Novaya Gazeta, went into hiding following death threats. It is believed that the threats were partly motivated by a widely publicized sermon in which 15,000 people were present at a Chechen mosque where Muslim clerics called…

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GET TO KNOW THE LEGENDARY WOMEN OF THE ‘SHE INSPIRES’ ART EXHIBITION

SHE INSPIRES A Group Exhibition Curated by Indira Cesarine A Portion of Proceeds to Benefit She Should Run OPENING RECEPTION May 2nd, 6-9pm EXHIBITION ON VIEW MAY 3 – 20, 2017 THE UNTITLED SPACE
 45 Lispenard Street Unit 1W
NYC 10013 From May 2 - 20, The Untitled Space Gallery will present SHE INSPIRES, an art exhibition featuring…

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ANNA WISE ON INTERSECTIONALITY + THE FEMININE: ACT I & II

"I’m putting out these songs that can empower not just women, but all people, to love themselves and love others. That's the goal. Love is the goal." -Anna Wise As the mastermind behind her music and visual output, Anna Wise is completely in control of her own destiny and she’s using her artistic gifts and privilege…

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RESISTANCE ROUNDUP – THIS WEEK’S MOST CREATIVE ACTS OF PROTEST

Every day Donald Trump does something else that is worth protesting. The past week was no exception to the rule - big names came out for a rally against Trump’s proposed cuts to arts funding, female artists channeled the Guerrilla Girls with creative acts of resistance and LGBTQ activists danced the night away in front…

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THE ART OF CONTROVERSY: EMMETT TILL @ THE WHITNEY BIENNIAL

The artist roster of the  2017 Whitney Biennial is one of the most ethnically diverse in the event’s history (or really in the history of any biennial at a major art institution) but it is a painting by a white woman that is receiving the most attention in the show and has quickly become the…

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NO ROOM FOR THE ARTS IN TRUMP’S ‘AMERICA FIRST’ BUDGET

In a move that is heartbreaking to many and shocking to none, the Trump administration has proposed detrimental budget cuts (in some cases total elimination) of federally funded arts and humanities foundations. On March 16th, “America First” - A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again" was released and it includes plans to end the National Endowment…

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KOONS & COPYRIGHT – FRENCH COURT SETS NEW PLAGIARISM PRECEDENT

A French court may have just set a major precedent for copyright cases involving visual art. Last week judges ruled that famous artist, Jeff Koons was guilty of plagiarism for his 1988 sculpture, Naked. The porcelain artwork is part of Koons’ Banality series and features a nude young boy and girl standing together over a…

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TRUMP DAMAGES EPA AS SESSIONS COMES UNDER FIRE FOR RUSSIAN CONNECTIONS

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8bVmtHWVH_0 If the past days have been any indication, the phrase “March Madness” is about to take on a political meaning. Since taking office, Donald Trump has acted on his election promise to severely limit the Environmental Protection Agency. On the campaign trail he stated “We are going to get rid of it in almost…

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PADDLE 8 “UPRISE” BENEFIT AUCTION: BID ON ART SUPPORTING EQUALITY

On February 5th, upon the conclusion of the critically acclaimed exhibition, UPRISE / ANGRY WOMEN, esteemed auction site, Paddle 8 teamed up with The Untitled Space to host a benefit auction of artwork from the group show. Spearheaded by curator Indira Cesarine, the exhibition presented 80 female artists responding to the election. The radical visual art…

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TWELVE DAYS OF TRUMP – HIS ACTIONS SINCE THE INAUGURATION

It’s been a little over 10 days since the presidential inauguration and already the nation is reeling from Trump’s actions. Citizens are protesting, Democratic senators are boycotting & impeachment rumors swirl.  Let’s take a look at the damage that the Donald has inflicted on the nation since January 20th. Ban on Immigration Last week Trump…

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THE UNTITLED SPACE EXTENDS ‘UPRISE / ANGRY WOMEN’ DATES & TEAMS UP WITH PADDLE 8

UPRISE / ANGRY WOMEN A Group Exhibition of 80 Female Artists Curated by Indira Cesarine Benefiting the ERA Coalition's Fund for Women’s Equality EXHIBITION EXTENDED January 18 – February 5th Monday - Friday 10am - 6pm Weekend Hours 11am - 6pm THE UNTITLED SPACE 45 Lispenard Street Unit 1W, NYC 10013 CLOSING RECEPTION & LAUNCH OF…

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THE TOP 5 COLLECTIONS OF LONDON FASHION WEEK MEN’S FALL ’17

In addition to the usual grey weather, it was also raining men in London last week! From January 6th through the 9th, London Fashion Week Men's brought the boldest menswear designers to the runway. From Westwood to Wales Bonner, the Fall '17 collections were a comment on the times with designers showing protective layers and renegade recycling.…

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MERYL & MUSIC DOMINATE THE 2017 GOLDEN GLOBES

It seems that Hollywood is ready to ditch the drama and indulge in some cinematic escapism. On January 8th, at the 74th Golden Globe Awards, the movie-musical La La Land danced its way into film history by receiving seven awards including best actress in a musical or comedy for Emma Stone and best actor for…

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80 FEMALE ARTISTS UNITE FOR “UPRISE / ANGRY WOMEN” EXHIBIT THIS JANUARY

UPRISE / ANGRY WOMEN A Group Exhibition of Female Artists Curated by Indira Cesarine A Portion of Proceeds to Benefit the ERA COALITION and the Fund for Women’s Equality EXHIBITION ON VIEW January 17 - February 5, 2017 January 17th Opening 6pm – 9pm More events to be announced THE UNTITLED SPACE
 45 Lispenard Street Unit 1W NYC 10013…

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PROTESTS, PETITIONS & RUSSIAN INTERFERENCE AS ELECTORAL VOTE APPROACHES

The rollicking roller coaster ride of election 2016 just won’t stop. The first half of December has seen the underwhelming results of Jill’s Stein’s recount efforts in three states (Michigan’s was not completed, Pennsylvania’s never started, and Trump still came out on top in Wisconsin with an additional 131 votes), various controversial cabinet picks, and…

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ATTACK ON ABORTION CONTINUES WITH OHIO ‘HEARTBEAT BILL’ & NEW TEXAS LAW

A volatile year for women’s reproductive rights continues. Tom Price, Donald Trump’s recent pick for Health Secretary is a vehement critic of the Affordable Care Act and he joins Vice President-elect, Mike Pence, in his goal to defund Planned Parenthood. While there will be much to fear at the federal level after January 20th, it is…

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GIN WIGMORE ON MUSIC, FEMINISM & HOW TO SAVE THE WORLD

I don't want to be selfish and think that this world is only meant for my lifetime, we need to think about the future beyond that. We need to stick up as individuals and realize that we are the problem, we are the solution, and we need to do our part. -Gin Wigmore While other…

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