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Absolut Art Showcases Five Boundary-Breaking Artists to Celebrate Women’s History Month

March 22, 2021

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Absolut Art is making artworks by some of the world’s most prominent artists more accessible through a collection of limited-edition prints. Ever since The Absolut Company collaborated with Andy Warhol on an iconic ad campaign in 1986, the company has been closely connected with creative voices around the globe and continuously strives to bring diverse voices to the fore.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, Absolut Art is putting a spotlight on five artists: Zoë Buckman, Mona Chalabi, Shantell Martin, Tiff Massey, and Malin Gabriella Nordin are amongst the leading creators of our time, showing their work in museums, galleries, and a variety of publications.

  • New York-based Zoë Buckman has presented her sculptures, installations, and photography from Los Angeles to South Africa and delves into themes of feminism, mortality, and equality. “The artworks that most successfully unpack the status quo,” she says, “are the pieces that invite people in and create a space for dialogue.”
  • Detroit-based artist Tiff Massey has exhibited her work globally from New York to the Netherlands and creates sculptures and wearable artworks that draw on extravagant adornment in hip-hop culture. Referencing a series of brass jewelry, she once said, “It’s all about that moment when you’re really feeling yourself.”
  • In her practice, Shantell Martin explores her own identity as a queer woman of color, while offering affirming messages like “You are you.” The talented and prolific artist has partnered with the global sensation Lizzo, Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar, the American Ballet, and Google, as well as had solo museum shows around the world.
  • London-born writer and artist Mona Chalabi is all about quality data journalism, and her work often illuminates statistics through illustrations. “The ultimate goal,” she says, “is to make information accessible in as joyous a way as possible.” She’s contributed data drawings to publications like The New York Times, The Guardian, and the Emmy-nominated series The Vagina Dispatches.
  • Exhibiting her paintings and collages in China, the U.S., and Mexico, Stockholm-based artist Malin Gabriella Nordin works across multiple mediums, ranging from painting to illustration and sculpture to installation. She has compared her intuitive creative process to a game of telephone, in which the work-in-progress shifts in form and meaning during its creation.

To learn more about these artists and explore a larger collection of works in celebration of Women’s History Month, visit Absolut Art’s site.

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