Women Artists

Erotica

Rape? What Rape? Artworks Everyone Should See

In October 2017, #MeToo movement was founded, with the hashtag spreading virally and women all over the world sharing their stories of experience of...

Magda Michalska 7 January 2019

Women Artists

Painting Parenthood – Artists’ Children Depicted by Their Mothers

Is it possible to combine art and motherhood? This question never seems to go away. There is no denying that female artists do have a gendered...

Candy Bedworth 28 December 2018

Women Artists

The Crazy and Colorful World of Florine Stettheimer’s Paintings

For an art-viewing experience unlike any other, enjoy the paintings of Florine Stettheimer (1871-1944). The daughter of a wealthy German-Jewish...

Alexandra Kiely 21 December 2018

Women Artists

An Artist Turned Suffragette. A Story of Olive Hockin

Ever heard of Olive Hockin? No? Me neither. While browsing pages for my next post about Theosophy, I came across this mysterious artist I had never...

Magda Michalska 11 December 2018

South American Art

Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist: The Art and Politics of Frida Kahlo

Marxist, Nationalist, Feminist – these are words that describe not only the political convictions but also the artwork of Frida Kahlo. Although...

Kacper Grass 26 November 2018

Women Artists

Ivana Kobilca: The First Lady of Slovenia

Melania Trump should not be the only Slovenian woman that the world can think of. There is also a painter, Ivana Kobilca, whose independence,...

Magda Michalska 2 November 2018

Women Artists

This Is Madness: Beyoncé and Pipilotti Rist as Maenads

Hold on, what does Beyoncé's music clip and a modern video artwork have to do with Maenadism? [caption id="attachment_16689" align="aligncenter"...

Noa Weisberg 23 October 2018

Women Artists

First glances and second chances – how I learned to love Elizabeth Frink

Statues by Elizabeth Frink litter the British landscape. Born in 1930, she was a Dame, a CBE, a Royal Academician and a Companion of Honour. She was...

Candy Bedworth 6 October 2018

Women Artists

The Advancing Women Artists Foundation – Rediscovering Female Artists in Florence

The Advancing Women Artists Foundation (AWA) is a group that aims to restore female artists to the world. Founded by the late Jane Fortune after a...

Alexandra Kiely 27 September 2018

South American Art

Women By Anita Malfatti, The First Modernist Artist Of Brazil

Women portraits made by other women are always worthy of attention. The representation of a woman by another is not usually idealized or romanticized...

Rute Ferreira 4 September 2018

Women Artists

Dream-like Artworks: Minnie Evans’ Divine Inspiration

Folk Art, Surrealist, Visionary, Americana, call it what you will. Minnie Evans’ (1892-1987) dream-like artworks speak of another world; a world...

Rachel Witte 14 August 2018

Sculpture

A Story About How Louise Nevelson Constructed Her Sculptures And Her Past

Nevelson (1899 – 1988) is recognized as one of America’s most innovative sculptors. Her most famous outsized sculptures were made of cast-off...

Magda Michalska 3 August 2018