I am a lover of art and a feminist, so I enjoy discovering new artists who are also feminists. But it seems like the art world is male-dominated, and that leads me to wonder: Where are all the female artists?
One of my favorite websites is Artist We Love, which features female artists and their works. There are many women who are also painters, sculptors, illustrators, filmmakers and photographers. I love how this site celebrates women in the arts!
The list is extensive and informative, as it features an old lady’s analysis on the first page. The blog itself is short, sweet, and to the point. The artwork itself is a collection of pieces from famous female artists from around the world. The nice thing about this site is that you can click on each artist to see a larger version of their work and read about how they got started in their particular art form. This blog provides an awesome opportunity for those who wish to learn more about different art forms and how women overcame great obstacles to get where they are today.
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Today, I want to highlight some artists that you may not have heard of before. Each has their own unique style, story and portfolio. Some of the artists on the list are quite well-known, so please check out their bio and artworks as well!
1. Anthea Hamilton (born 1985)
2. Suzanne Anker (born 1973)
3. Annette Lemieux (born 1965)
4. Dat Nguyen (born 1972)
5. Fiona Banner (born 1963)
6. Ana Mendieta (1948 – 1985)
7. Kiki Smith (born 1954)
8. Niki de Saint Phalle (born 1930)
9. Megan Whitmarsh (born 1968)
Art is a field that has been dominated by men for centuries, and this list of female artists is a way to inspire women to know that it’s okay to be an artist. Women are usually discouraged from being artists because they feel like they can’t compete with men and their work is not valued as much as men’s work. This list of female artists is important because it gives females the confidence to pursue a career in art and succeed.
Clara Peeters, who was born in Antwerp, Belgium in 1594, was one of the first female artists to master oil painting. Clara Peeters was an apprentice to her father, who was also an artist. In 1622, Clara Peeters married Adam van Noort, who was known as the “Flemish Raphael”. Clara Peeters died at the age of thirty-two on December 8th, 1624 due to complications after the birth of her daughter that same year.
After she passed away, Clara Peeters’ husband had her paintings hung at the Guild of Saint Luke’s every month in order to increase their value. Her husband then sold many of her paintings but kept some of them for himself so he could preserve her memory. One of Clara Peeters’ most famous paintings is “The Pro
The art world is a man’s world. The last time I checked, men get 96 percent of the solo shows at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 79 percent of the shows at the Whitney, 81 percent at MoMA, and so on.
Trouble is, we’re getting tired of this. So last year we organized a group show that deliberately featured only female artists.
In feminist art, unlike in “women’s art,” there is no implied halo of domesticity that hovers over work done by women but fails to appear above similar work done by men. (A woman who cooks would be an artist; one who does not would not.) Because of this distinction, some women prefer to be called artists rather than women artists. But I use both titles interchangeably in this essay.
The very first feminist art was done by a man–the 17th-century Dutch painter Judith Leyster–and was even then denounced as such by critics. Her paintings were considered bad because they did not conform to traditional notions of proper female behavior, which in those days meant innocence and submissiveness.
*Feminist art has always dealt with issues having to do with power: Who has it? How is it used? What is its nature
A major influence in art (as well as life) is the French sculptor, printmaker, and painter Camille Claudel. Born into a family of artists, Claudel received early training in sculpture from her father and later went on to study at the Academie Colarossi and at the Beaux-Arts in Paris.
As a woman in the late 19th century, it was nearly impossible for Claudel to receive recognition as an artist. She made many attempts to exhibit her works, but was rejected each time by the Salon de Paris. During this time she also entered into a relationship with Auguste Rodin. Her art often focused on themes of intense emotion and passion, and it was not until after her death that her works began to gain more recognition.
Camille Claudel’s work is currently featured in an exhibition at The Art Institute of Chicago titled “Camille Claudel: An Artist’s Experience.”
The Women’s Art Movement has been a part of the art scene in the U.S. since the late 19th century and continues to be an important part of the art world today. This movement encompassed more than just painting; it included a wide variety of work including sculpture, printmaking, photography and even decorative arts like ceramics.
Biography of Frida Kahlo
Frida Kahlo was one of the most influential artists of the 20th century. She is best known for her self-portraits which are often full of traditional Mexican symbolism, political and social commentaries, and pain from her many injuries and a terrible bus accident that occurred when she was eighteen years old. Born Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderon on July 6, 1907 in Coyoacán, Mexico City, she was one of four sisters born to a German father and a mother who had emigrated from Germany after marrying him in 1903. Her mother died at age twenty-six in Frida’s infancy.
Frida began drawing at an early age as a way to ease pain from polio she contracted when she was six years old that left her right leg withered and thinner than the other leg. She went to school often but did not finish due