Esther is described in all versions of the Book of Esther as the Jewish queen of a Persian king Ahasuerus. In the narrative, Ahasuerus seeks a new wife after his queen, Vashti, refuses to obey him, and Esther is chosen for her beauty. The king's chief adviser, Haman, is offended by Esther's cousin and guardian, Mordecai, and gets permission ...
English: Vashti Refuses the King’s Summons, painting by Edwin Long (Photo credit: Wikipedia) All the king’s officials would bow down before Haman to show him respect whenever he passed by, for so the king had commanded. But Mordecai refused to bow down or show him respect. Esther 3:2 (NLT)
4/28 ((from Steph)) Ever notice that the story of Esther involves two women, both queens of the most powerful man of their time, who outrightly disobey? Queen Vashti, King Xerxes’s first wifey, refuses the king’s command to come to his party in Esther 1:12. There’s much debate in commentator world on why Vashti chose to disobey….
Seiobo There Below (Hungarian: Seiobo járt odalent) is a 2008 novel by the Hungarian writer László Krasznahorkai.It has an episodic narrative which focuses on artists of different times and places, some of which are historical people and some of which are fictional.
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1967 Exhibition: Vivienne Binns, Watters Gallery, Sydney. The exhibition of paintings and sculptures showing symbolic representations of genitalia was considered outrageous at the time. 1967 Artwork: Vivienne Binns, Vag dens, synthetic polymer paint and enamel on composition board. Collection of the National Gallery of Australia, Canberra. 1967 Performance: Yoko Ono and Juno Gemes, The Scream, Ono covered seated Gemes in bandages from ankle to crown while Ono performed a crescendo of screams. This performance was sabotaged by male owners of the Club. Jay Landesman Kingly Street Gallery and Perfumed Garden, London, UK. 1967 Performance: Juno Gemes and Lawrence Bourke, The Carnivorous Nature of Love, performance with female store mannequin, belly filled with offal. The Model was disemboweled to a recitation of Spencerian Sonnet. Joan Littlewood's Stratford East Theatre, East London, UK. 24 Hours of Performance Art Event. 1967 Performance: Juno Gemes, Charles Maro...
1970 Germaine Greer publishes The Female Eunuch 1974 Women's Art Movement (Feminist art movement) formed in Sydney by Babara Hall and others 1974 Exhibition: A Room of One's Own: Three Women Artists Ewing Gallery, University of Melbourne, co-curated by Kiffy Rubbo, Lynne Cooke and Janine Burke. Artists: Lesley Dumbrell, Julie Irving, Ann Newmarch 1974 Exhibition: Women Photographers, Pram Factory, Carlton, VIC, included work by Ponch Hawkes 1974 Exhibition: Women in the Community, Bondi Pavilion, Bondi, NSW, organised by the Sydney Women's Art Movement 1975 International Women's Year 1975 Women's Art Register slide collection first established at George Paton Galley, University of Melbourne. The founders were painters Erica McGilchristand Lesley Dumbrell and directors of Ewing Gallery and George Paton Galleries, University of Melbourne Kiffy Rubbo and Meredith Rogers. 1975 American feminist writer Lucy R. Lippardconducts Australian lecture tour 1975First Festival of Women's Culture,...
1980 Artwork: Davida Allen painted her sexual fantasy pictures of actor Sam Neill. While the paintings followed in the tradition of the Burt Reynolds nude centrefold in Cosmopolitanin 1972, in 1980s Australia the artist raised eyebrows for depicting a man as a sex object. 1980 Performance: Bonita Ely, Bread Line, Anzart, Christchurch, New Zealand 1980 Performance: Bonita Ely, Murray River Punch, George Paton and Ewing Gallery, Melbourne University. Women at Work, a festival of women's performance art. 1980 Performance: Jill Orr, Split- Fragile Relationships, George Paton and Ewing Gallery, Melbourne University. Women at Work, a festival of women's performance art. 1980 Women at Work : a week of women's performance, June 1980. George Paton and Ewing Gallery, Melbourne University. Artists included Jill Orrand Bonita Ely. 1982 Betty Churcher appointed Dean of the School of Art and Design at Melbourne's Phillip Institute of Technology, she is the first female head of an Australian terti...
1990 Betty Churcherappointed director of the National Gallery of Australia (1990–1997), she is the first female director of the gallery. 1991 Exhibition: Frames of Reference: Aspects of Feminism and Art, Artspace, Sydney, curated by Sally Couacaud. Artists: Kathy Temin, Susan Norrie, Vivienne Binns, Rebecca Cummins, Anne MacDonald. Featuring the artwork of Dolly Nampijinpa Danielsand several other collaborators. 1991 Event: At least it’s gone to a good home: Women collecting and producing art at the University of Sydney 1971–1991, Tin Sheds Gallery, University of Sydney (13 September-5 October). Curators: Susan Best, Brownyn Hanna, Therese Kenyon and Joan Kerr. Part of Dissonance: Feminism and the Arts. 1991 Manifesto: VNS Matrix (Virginia Barratt, Francesca da Rimini, Juliane Pierce, Josephine Starrs), Cyberfeminist Manifesto for the 21st Century, Adelaide.The manifesto was distributed on street posters around Adelaide. VNS Matrix was an artist collective founded in Adelaide and ac...
2003 Germaine Greer publishes The Beautiful Boy. 2004 Artwork: Mary Lou Pavlovic Liar!Public Art, Melbourne 2004 Death of Gabrielle Pizzi, widely admired dealer in contemporary aboriginal art. 2004Death of Joan Kerr (1938–2004), Australian art historian 2004 Exhibition: Genetics Women's Art Register members exhibition, Horti Hall, Melbourne. 2006 Exhibition: Feminist Actions, Spacement, Melbourne, curated by Veronica Tello. Artists: Andrew Atchison, Pia de Bruyn, Sue Dodd, Sarah Lynch, Alex Martinis Roe, Ali Sanderson, Jessie Scott 2007 Exhibition: Bird Girls, Margaret Lawrence Gallery, VCA, curated by Kate Daw and Vikki McInnes. Artists: Fiona Abicare, Jessie Angwin, Cate Consandine, Danielle Freakley, Kate Just, Simone Slee, Andrea Tu 2007 Forum: Feminism Never Happened, Gertrude Contemporary Art Spaces, Melbourne. Panelists included: Julie Rrap, Alex Martinus Roe, Ann Marsh, Lily Hibberd, Felicity Coleman, Lyndall Walker, Emily Cormack 2007-8 Exhibition: Julie Rrap: Body Double,...
2010 Exhibition: A Different Temporality: Aspects of Australian Feminist Art Practice 1975–1985, Monash University, Melbourne 2010 Exhibition: Feminism Never Happened, IMA, Brisbane. Artists: Del Kathryn Barton, Pat Brassington, Kirsty Bruce, Jacqueline Fraser, Anastasia Klose, Fiona Lowry, Fiona Pardington, Yvonne Todd, and Jemima Wyman 2010 Exhibition: The View From Here: 19 Perspectives on Feminism, West Space, Melbourne, 14 May 2010 – 29 May 2010. Curated by Clare Rae and Victoria Bennett. Artists: Jessie Angwin, Kiera Brew Kurec, Brown Council, Madeleine Donovan, Mariam Haji, Hannah Raisin, Jessie Scott, Hayley Forward and Jessica Olivieri with the Parachutes for Ladies. Writers: Emilie Zoey Baker, Laura Castagnini, Tamsin Green, Anna Greer, Rachel Fuller, Jo Latham, Dunja Rmandic, Daine Singer, Nella Themelios. 2010 Death of Eva Breuer, at the time one of the major dealers of secondary market Australian paintings. Breuer was one of the few dealers stocking works by notable, le...
2020 She persists: Perspectives on women in art & design publication launched at the National Gallery of Victoria(Edited by Annika Aitken, Dr Isobel Crombie, Megan Patty, Dr Maria Quirk and Myles Russell-Cook). 2020 Art + Feminism Wikipedia edit-a-thons coordinated nationally for the first time, with campaigns in Adelaide, Alice Springs, Brisbane, Canberra, Hobart, Melbourne, Perth and Sydney in conjunction with International Women's Day, #KnowMyName and the Women's Art Register. 2020 Herland II: Our Land, an exhibition curated by Freÿa Black and held at The Women's Library, Sydneyfrom 8 March to 4 April. 2020 #remakemistresses, an Instagram intervention by Melinda Rackhamremaking contemporary Australian women artists in the COVID era. April 2020 - ongoing. 2020 It Comes In Waves, an intergenerational conversation series hosted by Katie Ryan is published by the Women's Art Register. Participants include Meredith Rogers and Manisha Anjali, Alex Cuffe and Merren Ricketson, Georgia Ban...Jenny Barber, Women's Movement South Australia, (Experimental Art Foundation: Adelaide, 1980) ISBN 0-949836-03-6Janine Burke, Field of Vision: A Decade of Change: Women's Art in the 1970s(Viking: Victoria, 1990)Barbara Caine, Australian Feminism: A Companion, (Oxford University Press: Melbourne, 1998) ISBN 0-19-553818-8.Jeanette Hoorn, Strange Women: Essays in Art and Gender(Melbourne University Press: Melbourne, 1994)
Sep 10, 2021 · Esther [lower-alpha 1] is described in all versions [lower-alpha 2] of the Book of Esther as the Jewish queen of a Persian king Ahasuerus.  In the narrative, Ahasuerus seeks a new wife after his queen, Vashti, refuses to obey him, and Esther is chosen for her beauty.