The Advancing Women Artists Foundation – Rediscovering Female Artists in FlorenceSeptember 27, 2018
The Advancing Women Artists Foundation (AWA) is a group that aims to restore female artists to the world. Founded by the late Jane Fortune after a trip to Florence, Italy, the foundation works to identify, restore, and display works...
Women By Anita Malfatti, The First Modernist Artist Of BrazilSeptember 4, 2018
Women portraits made by other women are always worthy of attention. The representation of a woman by another is not usually idealized or romanticized and it usually can be interpreted as an allegory of the artist herself. Perhaps...
Dream-like Artworks: Minnie Evans’ Divine InspirationAugust 14, 2018
Folk Art, Surrealist, Visionary, Americana, call it what you will. Minnie Evans’ (1892-1987) dream-like artworks speak of another world; a world which the artist believed God had given her insight to see. The North Carolina native’s oeuvre ranges...
A Story About How Louise Nevelson Constructed Her Sculptures And Her PastAugust 3, 2018
Nevelson (1899 – 1988) is recognized as one of America’s most innovative sculptors. Her most famous outsized sculptures were made of cast-off wood parts (basically street throwaways) which were transformed into completely different objects by monochromatic spray paint....
“They Are Black Because I’m Not White” Portraits By Lynette Yiadom-BoakyeJuly 24, 2018
Recently celebrated in a solo show at the New Museum, the English painter of Ghaian descent Lynette Yiadom-Boakye hypnotized me with the painting you can see below (the starkly restored setting of the Venetian Palazzo of the Zattere...
There Is More To Wales Than Coal-Mining, Rugby And MenJuly 19, 2018
A visit to ‘It’s About Time’ Ceredigion Museum, Wales (running January to April 2018). The visual artist Seren Morgan Jones was born in Aberystwyth, Wales in 1985. She has exhibited throughout the UK and is considered one of...
Do You Know Blair And Potter? (No, We’re Not Talking About Wizards And Witches)July 18, 2018
Save these names: Blair and Potter. It even gives us the impression that we are in a crossover of Harry Potter and the Blair Witch, or in a parallel universe where magic is real. Well, that last part...
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