Women Artists

Museum Stories

Shahzia Sikander – An Extraordinary Past in Present Time

Exhibition review of "Shahzia Sikander: Extraordinary Realities" at the Morgan Library and Museum, New York, USA (June 18 - September 26, 2021)

Jennifer S. Musawwir 21 July 2021

Women Artists

Delve Into the Intricate Light Worlds of Anila Quayyum Agha

Anila Quayyum Agha is a Pakistani and American artist whose light installations are inspired by Islamic architectural forms. She received her...

Luciana Craciun 20 July 2021

Women Artists

Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? 50 Years Later

The well-known essay Why have there been no great women artists by Linda Nochlin was originally published in ARTnews in January 1971. It is an essay...

Errika Gerakiti 10 July 2021

Museum Stories

Georgia O’Keeffe in Hawaii – Her 1939 Voyage for Pineapples and Artistic Freedom

Georgia O’Keeffe traveled to Hawaii for three months in 1939, leaving on January 30 and returning in April. She was not on vacation, even though...

Howard Schwartz 8 July 2021

Women Artists

Behold Dibutades, the Greek Inventress of Painting!

Long ago in the city of Corinth in Ancient Greece, a young maid traced the contour of her lover’s face on the wall. The man was leaving on a long...

Jimena Escoto 6 July 2021

Women Artists

Happy Fourth! American Female Artists from the NMWA

In honor of July Fourth (Independence Day), celebrate ten spectacular American women artists. Today’s selection comes courtesy of the National...

Alexandra Kiely 3 July 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Rosa Bonheur, Sheep by the Sea

Rosa Bonheur was one of the most famous European artists of the 19th century, and she was definitely the most celebrated female artist of her time.

James W Singer 20 June 2021

Women Artists

Elizabeth Thompson: The Most Disrespected Artist in Military History

Elizabeth Thompson was born in 1846 in Switzerland, thirty-one years after the country began its now two-century-long policy of military neutrality.

Guest Profile 19 June 2021

Pop art

Rosalyn Drexler: Wrestling Feminist in the Pop Art World

Rosalyn Drexler is an American artist born in the Bronx, New York, in 1926. She attended the High School of Music and Art in New York City before...

Guest Profile 13 June 2021

Women Artists

10 Great Women Sculptors You Should Know

Sculpture is a very impressive form of art, dating back to ancient times. Just like traditional painting, art history has acknowledged only male...

Errika Gerakiti 12 June 2021

Masterpiece Stories

Painting of the Week: Claude Raguet Hirst, A Gentleman’s Table

A Gentleman’s Table by Claude Raguet Hirst is a mysterious painting that echoes the realism of Winslow Homer, Thomas Eakins, and Henry Ossawa...

James W Singer 6 June 2021

Women Artists

May Alcott, an Artist Born Under a Lucky Star

Abigail May Alcott Nieriker was the real Amy March from Little Women. However, she was so much more than an inspiration. Born under a lucky star, she...

Jimena Escoto 5 June 2021