Katie Cooper

Karla Black: Necessity

The artworks of Turner Prize nominee Karla Black are difficult to pin down. Although usually made from traditional art-making materials such as paint, chalk and paper, their elusive titles and fragile, changeable physical forms make them difficult to describe in conventional terms. Yet it is perhaps this aspect of Black’s work that has made her […]

Guerrilla Girls: The Battle for Equality in Art

Last week, the Glasgow Women’s Library received an interesting new addition to its collection of resources on women’s art. The arrival of self-authored Bitches, Bimbos and Ballbreakers: The Guerrilla Girls’ Illustrated Guide to Female Stereotypes provided an excellent opportunity to celebrate the achievements of these revolutionary art-activists and to revisit the Library’s own existing collection of Guerrilla Girls […]