Noting that less than three percent of all NYC statues are of women, the husband-and-wife public art specialists Gillie and Marc created a series of 10 bronze sculptures of inspirational women who were voted on by the public–Oprah Winfrey, P!nk, Nicole Kidman, Jane Goodall, Cate Blanchett, Tererai Trent, Janet Mock, Tracy Dyson, Cheryl Strayed, and Gabby Douglas.
Lucie Levine / 6sq.ft.
The history of the Men’s League for Women’s Suffrage, founded in New York in 1909, offers the reminder that we all can make it easier and happier work if we join in it, and provides a stirring example of how anybody might offer organized, meaningful support to a vital cause.
Michelle Cohen / 6sq.ft.
Gibson struggled for her first few years on the tour, but won her first big victory at the French Open in Paris in 1956. That kicked off a victory streak that included Wimbledon and the U.S. Open the following year at the age of 30.