#GoodRead | Miriam Schapiro, 91, a Feminist Artist Who Harnessed Craft and Pattern, Dies

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"Miriam Schapiro, 91, a Feminist Artist Who Harnessed Craft and Pattern, Dies":

Ms. Schapiro, who broke through as a second-generation Abstract Expressionist in the late 1950s, embraced feminism in the early 1970s and made it the foundation of her work and career. From that point, she dedicated herself to redefining the role of women in the arts and elevating the status of pattern, craft and the anonymous handiwork of women in the domestic sphere.

Read William Grimes' full article at The New York Times here…