Women Artists

Women Artists

Women Artists of Venice: A New Initiative in Research and Conservation

Soon, the historical female artists of Venice will finally get their due! A new initiative, Women Artists of Venice, aims to restore artworks by at [...]

Alexandra Kiely 8 October 2021

Women Artists

Female vs. Male Gaze: Suzanne Valadon’s Reclining Nude

Female nudes are prevalent throughout art history. There are the ancient mythological goddesses, the Biblical Eves and Susannas, and then there are [...]

Lauren Kraut 5 October 2021

Symbols

Paintings within Paintings: Time to Go Meta in the Art World

A few weeks ago, the art world celebrated the complete restoration of Vermeer’s Girl Reading a Letter at an Open Window. It turns out that on [...]

Jimena Escoto 3 October 2021

Photography

(Sur)reality in the Photography of Kati Horna

Kati Horna photographed both the real world and the surreal. She was a modern photographer who used her camera to document a civil war and to escape [...]

Natalia Tiberio 2 October 2021

Women Artists

A Female Artist of the Edo Period: Nōguchi Shōhin

Nōguchi Shōhin (野口 小蘋) (1847–1917) was a leading Japanese painter from the Edo period (1603–1867). She was born in Osaka to a [...]

Isla Phillips 28 September 2021

Women Artists

Anna Bilińska’s Parisian Career and Tragic Life

If you think your life is taking wrong turns and it feels like you’re sailing against the wind, read on. The story of artist Anna Bilińska, [...]

Magda Michalska 27 September 2021

Street Art

CHEAP: When Art Meets Activism – Interview with the Co-founder Sara Manfredi

“Art” and “activism” surely are not enough words to describe what CHEAP is. CHEAP is an innovative Italian street poster art [...]

Arianna Richetti 18 September 2021

Love Story

Living in the Shadow – Marie and Peder Severin Krøyer

Marie and Peder Severin Krøyer were a 19th and early 20th century couple, and, while their marriage and lives were far from ideal, history has [...]

Pola Otterstein 8 September 2021

Women Artists

Kiyohara Tama or Eleonora Ragusa: An Amazing Story About a Japanese Female Painter in Sicily

When tracing Japanese art stories in Europe, we found out about this exquisite female painter. Kiyohara Tama or Otama (later known as Eleonora [...]

Magda Michalska 27 August 2021

Women Artists

Mastering Details: Heads and Hands in Käthe Kollwitz’s Art

The focus of Käthe Kollwitz’s art is the human being. Above all, a compassionate, humane outlook is characteristic of her approach. She was mainly [...]

Petra Dragasevic 25 August 2021

Women Artists

Joan Eardley: Scottish Passion for People and Places

Her career lasted barely 20 years, but Joan Eardley left behind a huge cache of monumental seascapes and poignant portraits which are loved across [...]

Candy Bedworth 24 August 2021

Photography

The Queen of Neoclassical Photography: Nelly

For many, photography is merely a sophisticated way of immortalizing the current and carrying that frozen moment—which is impossible to recreate [...]

Erol Degirmenci 21 August 2021