Women Artists

Women Artists

Immerse Yourself In The World Of the fantastic-realism paintings by Maria Anto

March = Women’s History Month, and this is the next story about a remarkable, contemporary artist named Maria Anto (Maria Czarnecka). Anto was a...

Pola Otterstein 13 March 2018

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California, Venice, Wire, And Glass = Claire Falkenstein Sculptures

As NMWA's began an Instagram challenge to name #5WomenArtists as part of their social media campaign marking #WomensHistoryMonth, we want to help...

Magda Michalska 7 March 2018

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Childhood In Lilla Cabot Perry’s Artworks

Adults say that childhood is the best phase of life. It is this time when we are freer and more sincere and sometimes our best memories come from...

Rute Ferreira 1 March 2018

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Gluck And Her No Prefix, No Suffix Queer Art

Since February is the LGBT history month in the UK where I live, I want to participate in the promotion of tolerance and raising awareness of the...

Magda Michalska 21 February 2018

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Story within a Story in Paula Rego’s World

Paula Rego is probably the most important figure in the narrative British painting nowadays. She draws her inspiration from fairytales, myths,...

Magda Michalska 10 February 2018

Intimate But Estranging Portraits By Marlene Dumas

Marlene Dumas is a South African painter living in Amsterdam. She paints provocatively but her portraits of celebrities, young women, or children are...

Magda Michalska 7 February 2018

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The beautiful self-portraits of Abigail de Andrade

The history of art is full of fascinating female artists: Artemisia Gentileschi, Mary Cassatt, Tarsila do Amaral, Tamara de Lempicka... Now, I would...

Rute Ferreira 3 February 2018

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Paula Modersohn-Becker: The Unknown Expressionist

Some time ago, while writing an article about moustaches in paintings, I came across a fascinating German Expressionist who was not part of the...

Magda Michalska 1 February 2018

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When Earth Is A Polka Dot

Yayoi Kusama is a Japanese contemporary artist who works primarily in sculpture and installation, but is also active in painting, performance, film,...

Zuzanna Stańska 31 January 2018

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Gwen John: A Converted Artist

This artist is my most recent painterly discovery. I haven't heard of her before and I think it's such a shame! Her tranquil paintings in...

Magda Michalska 25 January 2018

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Marion Adnams: A Teacher Who Turned a Surrealist

Would you ever suspect one of your teachers to be a painter? Marion Adnams, a modern languages teacher from Derby, England turned out to be a hidden...

Magda Michalska 22 January 2018

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The Beautiful Portraiture of Cecilia Beaux

Cecilia Beaux (1855-1942) is the most important American society painter that you probably have never heard of. She was a popular artist and a...

Alexandra Kiely 9 January 2018