Women Artists

Women Artists

Njideka Akunyili Crosby: Celebrating Cultural Identity

Njideka Akunyili Crosby celebrates her cultural heritage through her artwork. Contradicting generalizations about African experience, she expresses...

Nina Relf 6 August 2020

Women Artists

Lee Krasner, Much More than a Muse

Lee Krasner (1908–1984) is better known as Jackson Pollock’s muse, but lately art critics have recognised her reputation as an artist in her own...

Michel Rutten 6 August 2020

Women Artists

The Dreamlike, Queer Femme Paintings of Marie Laurencin

Most art fans know the names of the male avant-garde artists in the early 1900s, but fewer people know of the women who mastered the craft.

Guest Profile 29 July 2020

Women Artists

Valentine Schlegel: Sculptor of Organic Abstraction

Sculptor, ceramist, artist, teacher. Valentine Schlegel was a headstrong individual with fervent, creative independence who carved out her own path...

Marga Patterson 24 July 2020

Women Artists

Artist Interview: Introducing Lauren Baker

Lauren Baker (b. 1982) is an established multi-disciplinary artist based in London who creates significant, large-scale installations. Her work...

Isla Phillips 21 July 2020

Women Artists

Helene Kröller-Müller: Life Between Love and Art

The Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo, Netherlands holds the second-largest Van Gogh collection in the world. Furthermore, there are masterpieces by...

Marija Canjuga 21 July 2020

Women Artists

Behind the Canvas: Claire Tabouret

In the second edition of Behind the Canvas, we catch up with Claire Tabouret on the inspirations, stylistic influences and evolutions of her latest...

Yasmin Ozkan 20 July 2020

Women Artists

Art Nouveau’s Unsung Female Artists

Art Nouveau, the movement that flourished between 1890 and 1910, developed at the apex of Belle Époque, the period which encouraged modernity and...

Anastasia Tsaleza 18 July 2020

Women Artists

How to Start Living off Art: An Interview with Illustrator Cait Mack

Cait Mack is an illustrator, climber, and mountain lover based in Bristol in the UK. She is an artist who creates vibrant and unique paintings and is...

Isla Phillips 18 July 2020

Women Artists

Harriet Powers: A Black Female Folk Artist Who Regained Her Glory

For much of the 20th century, the work of Harriet Powers, an enslaved and later emancipated Black folk artist, remained forgotten. It is especially...

Kristin Urban 10 July 2020

Women Artists

A Meringue Ballerina: Anna Pavlova in Paintings

Anna Pavlova, a Russian ballerina, was highly independent for her times. She formed her own company and choreographed her own performances. She toured the world for twenty years and introduced ballet to other parts of the world. Pavlova was so famous that she was honored with a dessert named after her, it is called the Pavlova cake!

Anuradha Sroha 8 July 2020

Women Artists

5 Greek Female Artists You Should Know

The debate around the position of women in art is going even further every year. On a global level there have been studies, articles, and books about...

Errika Gerakiti 8 July 2020