Artemisia Gentileschi is a wonderful baroque artist, I am not ashamed to admit I didn´t know until recently. As usually, I don´t like to talk about the artist itself, as I am not an expert in the matter. It is easy to find great websites where you can find everything about her, if you don´t … More Artist Women: Artemisia Gentileschi
Sappho was born in Mytilene (in the island of Lesbos) in the 650/610 b.D. and died in Lefkada in the 580 b.D. She was an archaic greek poetess, from whose work remains only around a 10%. She was included in «the nine lyric poets» with Alcaeus of Mytilene, Anacreon of Teos, Alcman of Sparta, Stesichorus … More Artist Women: Sappho.
Dorothea Lange is our Artist Woman of today. And (as people who read my blog know) I am not into explaining all the biographies. In my first posts I used to elaborate on it a bit more, but I think the aim is their work (and there are lot of webs where they know more, and … More Artist Women. Dorothea Lange
Elisabetta Sirani is a XVII century painter that I discovered not long time ago. Prolific painter, she started as professional painter in her father´s workshop, whose ruling she soon inherited. She supported through her father and her three brothers. Many art lovers from all Europe came to her workshop, interested in her pictorical technique, as … More Artist Women. Elisabetta Sirani
Another Friday and here I am with Artist Women. I have decided to start with non-contemporanean artists because I don´t want to make a false impression that an artist woman is a modern. My bad, I suppose. So, this Friday is for this architect, Sophia Hayden Bennet, who shows, I think, really well how unfair … More Artist Women. Sophia Hayden Benett
Maybe she is not the most unknown of the invisible artist women, but since the day I «met» her she made an impression on me. Deeply. So she is opening this section… CAMILLE CLAUDEL FROM GENIUS TO… MADNESS? I am not an expert. I go into internet and search info, having certain ability to discern … More Artist Women. Camille Claudel.