Biographies as far as the eye can see – and they’re all about women!
The collection at The Women’s Library is made up of donations from our generous members and supporters. We thank you for considering a donation of books or other materials to The Women’s Library. The Library is currently interested in receiving… Continue Reading
Contributor: Freÿa Black | Early in 2019, The Women’s Library received an inquiry relating to a possible donation of visual art and feminist theory books from the collection of the late Sydney and Adelaide based artist Frances (Budden) Phoenix (1950-2017).… Continue Reading
Many Sydneysiders know the story of Wendy Whiteley’s Secret Garden at Lavendar Bay; how she, later assisted by her two gardeners and a band of volunteers, carved a living painting out of waste land on the edge of Sydney Harbour.… Continue Reading
The collection of The Women’s Library in Sydney is predominantly made up of books donated by supporters, publishers, and authors. In this clip, Vicki Harding tells how the first donations were collected in bright red tea chests placed in shops… Continue Reading
When racism and sexism are no longer fashionable what will your art (book) collection be worth? (Guerrilla Girls, 1987) The Women’s Library: Art & Theory Contributor: Freÿa Black In Johann Zoffany’s group portrait depicting the members of the newly founded… Continue Reading