Thomas, Alma Woodsey. Iris, Tulips, Jonquils, and Crocuses. 1969. Acrylic on canvas. National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings, that spotlights the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to read. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Breaking the Spine. You can find out more here.
This week I’m waiting on: The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie Rubenhold
Expected Publication: February 28th (UK), April 9th (US)
Gentileschi, Artemisia. Judith Beheading Holofernes. 1614-1620. Oil on canvas. National Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy.
(If interested, be sure to check out this quick read: “Artemisia Gentileschi: The Rape Survivor And Her Revenge”)
This week has been almost unbearably brutal. I am heartbroken, exhausted, and also incandescent with rage. I know I’m not alone in those feelings.
I wanted to shine a spotlight on an incredibly timely upcoming release:
Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women’s Anger by Rebecca Traister.
Sherald, Amy. Former First Lady, Michelle Obama. 2018. Oil on linen. Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Morisot, Berthe. Young Woman at the Mirror. 1880. Oil on canvas. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Here’s some of the International Women’s Day coverage I’ve been reading on the Internet this week: