William Simmons
William Simmons

William J. Simmons is a student at Harvard University. His work in art history and gender studies has appeared in numerous national venues, including Salon 94 New York, the BBC/Public Catalogue Foundation, San Francisco Arts Quarterly, and the Women's Policy Journal of Harvard.

July 31, 2013

The Dinner Party: Judy Chicago and Jane Gerhard at the Brooklyn Museum

Second-wave feminism and feminist art still have much to say — and many questions to raise — about the history they created.

Feb. 19, 2013

Dreaming is Risky Business: An Interview With Renowned New Media Artist Lynn Hershman Leeson

Modern artist Lynn Hershman Leeson's 40 year career has been key to the feminist art movement. Pundit Will Simmons had the opportunity to speak with her about art, feminism, and the internet.
Feb. 19, 2013

"There Will Always Be Stories Of Strong Women" — Marion Cotillard Talks Women in Hollywood

When Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals honored Marion Cotillard as 2013 Woman of the Year, there was little recognition of the prize's gendered nature, and a lot of discussion of women in film.
Nov. 2, 2012

Guerrilla Girls Not Ready to Make Nice Review: Feminists Inspire Future Generation of Artists

The Guerrilla Girls, a feminist arts group from the 1980s known for their culture-jamming interventions, continue to inspire the next generation of artists and activists at Montserrat College.