Women Artists

South American Art

The Link Between Shipibo Pottery and Female Identity: Designs from the Peruvian Amazon

Along the Ucayali River of Northeastern Peru, women from the Shipibo-Conibo villages have been composing striking, geometric designs to cover...

Lauren Dorsey 8 March 2022

Harriet Powers Women Artists

Harriet Powers: A Black Female Folk Artist Who Regained Her Glory

For much of the 20th century, the work of Harriet Powers, an enslaved and later emancipated Black folk artist, remained forgotten. It is especially...

Kristin Urban 8 March 2022

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 7 March 2022

Women Artists

Joan Mitchell: An American in France

Who hasn’t dreamt of moving to Paris at some point in their life? The city where the Impressionists started their careers in the picturesque...

Aniela Rybak 7 March 2022

Women Artists

Maria Prymachenko – Folk Pacifist from Ukraine

On Sunday, February 27th the Ivankiv Historical and Local History Museum in the town of Ivankiv, north of Kyiv which was a house of the collection of...

Zuzanna Stańska 4 March 2022

Women Artists

Zoya Lerman, Ukrainian Non-Conformist Artist

Artist Zoya Lerman is a unique representative of Ukrainian non-conformism in painting. Despite the dominance of Socialist Realism, she was able to...

Nataliia Pecherska 3 March 2022

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Stretching the Body – A Reflection on the Representation of the Human Figure

In Northern Italy, in Turin, you can find the Sandretto Re Rebaudengo Foundation, one of the most interesting Italian spaces dedicated to...

Arianna Richetti 3 March 2022

Women Artists

Erna Rosenstein – Holocaust Survivor and Surrealist in the Country Where Surrealism Didn’t Exist

Erna Rosenstein was born a Jew. This fact weighed on her whole life because Rosenstein’s family lived in Lviv, Ukraine, and to complicate...

Magda Michalska 3 March 2022

Women Artists

The Surrealistic World of Dora Maar

The name Dora Maar (1907-1997) reminds most people of Picasso. But apart from being his muse and lover, she was first and foremost an ambitious and...

Michel Rutten 3 March 2022

Women Artists

Lee Miller – Photographer of the Extremes

Lee Miller (1907-1977) was a model, a fashion photographer, a war photographer, a muse, and a gourmet cook. She lived life to the fullest with all...

Joanna Kaszubowska 3 March 2022

Women Artists

Leonor Fini: I’m Not a Muse, I’m an Artist

Leonor Fini didn’t agree with Andre Breton about the role of women in art: the father of Surrealism saw women solely as muses inspiring male...

Magda Michalska 3 March 2022

Women Artists

Nives Kavuric-Kurtovic: Pushing the Limits of Surrealism

Nives Kavuric-Kurtovic was the first female Croatian Surrealist painter and one of the greatest artists of Croatian contemporary art. As a painter,...

Guest Profile 3 March 2022