|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????