THE VFA PIONEER HISTORIES PROJECT
Cindy Heller Nemser
March 26, 1937 – January 26, 2021
“I felt I had to help win back for women artists their rightful place in the forefront of art history.”
Art Historian, Author, Lecturer, Feminist Art Critic. Women’s Caucus for Art. B.A. from Brooklyn College, 1958. M.A. in English and American Literature from Brooklyn College, 1964. Master’s in art history from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1966. Co-founder and editor of the Feminist Art Journal with Pat Mainardi and Irene Moss in 1972.
Photo. From left: Cindy Nemser, Betty Friedan and Barbara Seaman.
More About Cindy:
- Cindy Nemser obituary
- Cindy Nemser’s website
- Cindy Nemser – Fabulous Feminist, Veteran Feminists of America, 2011
- Interview: Artist & Critic with Don Gray, “Cindy Nemser, Feminist Art Journal”
- Nemser (Cindy) papers at the Online Archive of California held at the Getty Research Institute, 1966–2012
- Wikipedia page
- Cited in Barbara Love’s book, Feminists Who Changed America 1963-1975, page 334