Women Artists

Women Artists

Dame Ethel Walker – A Sensitive Portrait

Summer is on her way out the door, signalled by darker nights and chilly mornings. But before we bid her farewell, let’s take a look at one more...

Candy Bedworth 22 August 2019

Women Artists

Nalini Malani – an Introduction

Nalini Malani (b. 1946) is a brilliant contemporary Indian artist. She is both prolific and internationally acclaimed. Nalini Malani, Listening...

Isla Phillips 8 August 2019

Women Artists

Tracey Emin – My Bed

My Bed is an iconic and seminal artwork by British artist Tracey Emin. It was conceived over 20 years ago. Despite its age it is still one of...

Isla Phillips 29 July 2019

Women Artists

Jeanne Hébuterne. Not Only a Muse but an Artist in Her Own Right

This post is not going to be about the tragic love story between Jeanne and Amedeo Modigliani (who wants to read about it, click here). This post is...

Magda Michalska 12 July 2019

Take a Trip with Rosemary Ellis

As we head into summer holiday season, let’s take a look back at the gorgeous travel posters designed by British artist Rosemary Ellis. One of the...

Candy Bedworth 11 July 2019

Women Artists

The Surrealistic World of Dora Maar

The name Dora Maar (1907 - 1997) reminds most people of Picasso. But as well as being his muse and lover, she was also an ambitious and progressive...

Michel Rutten 9 July 2019

Women Artists

Artemisia Gentileschi: A Changing Landscape for the Discourse of Art History

Much 16th and 17th century art focuses on mythological tropes and origin stories which are deeply embedded in misogyny and sexual violence. Gendered...

Guest Profile 6 July 2019

Women Artists

Tarsila do Amaral: Joy Is the Decisive Test

Tarsila do Amaral left behind 230 paintings, five sculptures, and hundreds of drawings, prints and murals. She led Brazilian art into modernism. In...

Alicja Gluszek 14 June 2019

Women Artists

Lee Krasner and the Art of Starting Over

Lee Krasner’s name has become much more widely known in recent years. Often referred to as the wife of Jackson Pollock, she was, of course, a great...

Candy Bedworth 11 June 2019

Women Artists

Natalia Goncharova First Time in London

We couldn't have asked for a better birthday gift for Natalia Goncharova: a month before her birthday Tate Modern in London is presenting the...

Magda Michalska 6 June 2019

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Paula Modersohn Becker, Reclining Mother and Child II

Does any image say primal love more than this powerful painting by Paula Modersohn Becker? As we head into International Children’s Day, it seems...

Candy Bedworth 2 June 2019

Women Artists

Erna Rosenstein. Surrealist in the Country Where Surrealism Didn’t Exist

Erna was born a Jew. This fact weighed on her whole life because Erna's family lived in Lviv, Ukraine and to complicate things even more, she turned...

Magda Michalska 31 May 2019