Women Artists

Women Artists

Art in the Mail: Wisława Szymborska’s Cut-and-Paste Postcards

Wisława Szymborska (1923-2012) was a Nobel Prize-winning Polish poet, but she was also an occasional artist. Her main medium was quirky...

Alexandra Kiely 16 April 2020

Women Artists

Yayoi Kusama and Her World of Polka Dots

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese artist and writer, born in 1929. Well-known for her repeating dot patterns, her art encompasses an astonishing variety of...

Zuzanna Stańska 15 April 2020

Women Artists

The Big Eyes of Margaret Keane

Surely you have come across Keane's paintings at some point. They portray children and animals with huge eyes, looking at the viewer with sadness.

Errika Gerakiti 15 April 2020

Women Artists

Giovanna Garzoni – A Baroque Painter Inspires an Art Challenge

Italian artist Giovanna Garzoni lived and worked four centuries ago, but she’s still making an impact today. In honor of the past Women’s History...

Alexandra Kiely 1 April 2020

Women Artists

Balkan Female Artists You Didn’t Know About and You Should

There are never enough stories about talented women. So, inspired by a women's art exhibition in the Art Pavilion in Zagreb, I picked a few artworks...

Marija Canjuga 31 March 2020

Women Artists

Zoya Lerman, a Ukrainian Non-Conformist Artist

Artist Zoya Lerman is an unusual representative of Ukrainian non-conformism in painting. Despite the dominance of social realism, she was able to...

Nataliia Pecherska 28 March 2020

A “David and Goliath” Painting Gets Re-Attributed to Artemisia Gentileschi

Baroque master Artemisia Gentileschi's long-hidden signature was recently found on a 17th-century David and Goliath painting. The work was formerly...

Alexandra Kiely 27 March 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Rachel Ruysch, Vase with Flowers

March is Women’s History Month, and to continue celebrating our artistic diversity let’s discuss one of the greatest still-life artists: Rachel...

James W Singer 22 March 2020

Women Artists

10 Things You Must Know About Tamara de Lempicka

Tamara de Lempicka was many things: a successful artist, a society darling, an expat. She knew how to create interest in herself and capitalize on...

Joanna Kaszubowska 21 March 2020

Women Artists

5 Modern Women Artists to Know

When we think of modern women artists, certain names immediately come to mind. For instance, anyone can name Frida Kahlo, and the more well-read will...

Anastasia Tsaleza 14 March 2020

Women Artists

Evelyn De Morgan, the Pre-Raphaelite Sister You May Not Know

Welcome to the work of Evelyn De Morgan. Jewel rich colors, gorgeously draped figures and a feminist message – what’s not to like?! But why is...

Candy Bedworth 14 March 2020

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Élisabeth Louise Vigée Le Brun, Self Portrait in a Straw Hat

Why is art history predominantly focused on male artists? Are there not enough female artists to fill textbooks? Of course there are enough, but this...

James W Singer 8 March 2020