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Future Exhibitions

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Permanent Collection Installation
Pioneers, Influencers, and Rising Voices: Women in the Collection

Ongoing

In observance of the centennial of the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution granting women the right to vote, this installation is drawn from the High Museum’s collection and features artworks made exclusively by women.

Artists represented include some of the most influential voices of the past fifty years, such as Kiki Smith, Lorna Simpson, and Shirin Neshat; midcareer artists such as Won Ju Lim and Chantal Joffe; and emerging artists such as Jamian Juliano-Villani and Ella Kruglyanskaya.

Whether exploring the multidimensionality of installation art, refashioning Minimalist forms and strategies, or producing work that challenges male-dominated social hierarchies, the selected works are inspired by or related to feminist concerns, which were advanced by the women’s movement of the 1960s and 1970s. Concerns that still persist today include voter suppression strategies that seek to disenfranchise people from participating in the democratic process.