Herstory

Medieval Art

Nun, Scientist, Artist, Saint: Meet Hildegard von Bingen

Saint Hildegard von Bingen (1098-1179), also known as the Sybil of the Rhine, is one of the most renowned figures from the European Middle Ages. She...

Iolanda Munck 18 July 2024

Review

Disobedient — A Novel About Artemisia Gentileschi

Review of Disobedient by Elizabeth Freemantle. A novel about the early life of Baroque Italian artist Artemesia Gentileschi

Candy Bedworth 8 July 2024

Quiz

What Do You Know About Frida Kahlo? Take the Frida Quiz!

Kate Wojtczak 6 July 2024

Review

Making Her Mark: A History of Women Artists on View in Toronto

Featuring a who’s who of DailyArt favorites, from Artemisia Gentileschi to Sofonisba Anguissola to Rachel Ruysch, Making Her Mark: A History of...

Bec Brownstone 1 July 2024

Elinborg Lützen: Dark-Magical Women Artists

Elinborg Lützen: Dark and Magical Prints from the Faroe Islands

Explore the remarkable works of Elinborg Lützen, a pioneering graphic artist and one of the first of her kind on the Faroe Islands. Despite her late...

Theresa Kohlbeck Jakobsen 1 July 2024

Women Artists

Making Something Beautiful: An Introduction to Inuit Artist Kenojuak Ashevak

Kenojuak Ashevak (1927–2013) is the most globally recognized Inuit artist. Pioneering the way, she was among the first Inuit artists to garner...

Iolanda Munck 1 July 2024

Women Artists

5 Women Artists Whose Works Were Misattributed to Men

“Why have there been no great women artists?” continues to be a question that pops up all too often. The response can be succinctly summarized...

Anastasia Tsaleza 1 July 2024

Myth and Legend, John Singer Sargent, Orestes pursued by the Furies, 1921, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, USA Herstory

5 Mythological Superheroes Who Could Star in Marvel Movies

Superheroes are nothing new, they were praised throughout antiquity. We present 5 Goddesses who could be the next movie legends!

Candy Bedworth 27 June 2024

Rosa Bonheur, Plowing in the Nivernais Artist Stories

The Radical and Rebellious Rosa Bonheur

Rosa Bonheur's vivid animal portraits made her one of France's richest 19th century artist. Her unconventional personal life is fascinating!

Candy Bedworth 26 June 2024

Katy Hessel, The Story of Art Without Men, Suzanne Valadon, The Blue Room, 1923, European Art

Suzanne Valadon: Model, Painter, Rebel

Throughout her inspiring life, Suzanne Valadon transitioned from an in-demand model to a successful artist. Along the way, she challenged societal...

Lauren Kraut 12 June 2024

Elizabeth Blackadder, Fred Black and White Cat, 1995 Cats

Elizabeth Blackadder’s Cosy Cats

The delicate cat paintings of Scottish artist Elizabeth Blackadder are an absolute delight. Take a closer look at her feline friends!

Candy Bedworth 4 June 2024

Quiz

QUIZ: Feminist Art (That Changed the Art World)

Ania Kaczynska 25 May 2024