|Window Sill, Lugano, Winifred Nicholson|
|Dressing Dolls, Cecelia Beaux|
since, for most of history, they were tasked with creating in their art in a male dominated world.
So in honor of Women's History Month, I thought I would give you a list of artists you might not have heard of to start your own exploration of the feminine side of the art world.
W- Winifred Nicholson (1893-1981): British Post-Impressionist painter specializing in landscapes
E - Elizabeth Shippen Green (1871-1954): American illustrator whose work was featured in children’s books, The Saturday Evening Post, and Harper’s Magazine.
C - Cecelia Beaux (1855-1942): American painter, and acclaimed portrait artist
|Urban Landscape, Olga Rozanova|
N - Nasreen Mohamedi (1937-1990): Indian modern artist who pioneered the abstract movement in her country
D - Dora Carrington (1893-1932): British painter associated with the famed Bloomsbury Group
O - Olga Rozanova (1886-1918): Innovator of the Russian avant-garde including Suprematism, Neo-Primitivism, and Cubo-Futurism.
I - Ilka Gedo (1921-1985): Holocaust-survivor and one of the most talented, but least known, Hungarian artists of the 20th century.
T - Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980): Polish-born painter, known as “the Grande Dame of Deco,”
Louise Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Mary Cassett, Harriet Powers, Geogia O'Keefe, Frida Kahlo, Caterina van Hemessen, Marianne North, Beatrix Potter, Sonia Delauney .....
So if they can do it ......So Can We!!
So Who are Your Favorites????
Speaking of women artists, have you read the historfiction book by Barbara Shapiro - the muralist? While the main character (a woman named alyeese Benoit) is fictional the rest of the cast of characters were real. I remember you recommended Shapiro,s the art forger and I enjoyed that one as well.
Très belle liste , un plaisir de découvrir toutes ces dames
Great post Nina! One of my faves is Mary Fedden. https://www.mutualart.com/Artist/Mary-Fedden/DA7D787E7B98067D/Artworks?Params=3936382C43757272656E74506167652C33302C31
I'm a great admire of Sonia Delaunay, I saw many of her works in Copenhagen (Louisiana) some years ago. But I will also give you a link to Sigrid Hjertén, a Swedish artist
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sigrid_Hjert%C3%A9n now to be seen in Stockholm https://www.waldemarsudde.se/press/2018/01/15/pressvisning-sigrid-hjerten-en-masterlig-kolorist/
and Helene Schjerfbeck from Finland https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Helene_Schjerfbeck
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