#GoodRead | The National Gallery is erasing women from the history of art

 Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, 1878, National Gallery of Art.

Mary Cassatt, Little Girl in a Blue Armchair, 1878, National Gallery of Art.

"The National Gallery is erasing women from the history of art":

This virtual absenting of the work of Mary Cassatt flies in the face of a key fact about the Impressionist exhibiting group: that it was the first affirmatively and consistently egalitarian art movement. In keeping with their progressive modern approach to art and society, women were involved alongside men in the organisation, promotion and exhibitions of the Independent exhibiting society from the start in 1874. Mary Cassatt was invited in 1875.

Read Griselda Pollock's full article at The Conversation here…