women

The exhibition highlights the popularity of the cartes de visite in American society of the early 1860s and how becoming a carte de visite meant being famous, or at least, worthy of collection. Women…

 

A global phenomenon, the New Woman was a symbol of female empowerment based on real women making revolutionary changes in life and art. Meet eight pathbreaking women photographers,…

Thanks to the work of diligent researchers like Jennifer Higgie, the hidden talents of an eye-opening number of extraordinary female artists who have been, for too long, trapped in the shadows of…
This self-portrait, exhibited in Paris in 1895, came with a caption from an unnamed male art critic noting that “this woman” often had critics assume the work had been painted by a man, because no…
In the U.S. Capitol, amidst the statues of controversial politicians and military figures that protestors stormed past in January, stand several statues of quiet American heroes and heroines who are…
One of the greatest chroniclers of twentieth-century America, Alice Neel was born in a small town near Philadelphia in 1900, but made her mark as a “painter of people,” as she humbly called herself,…
An initiative to feature a selection of women on U.S. quarters has so far approved two barrier-breaking Americans: Sally Ride and Maya Angelou.
Most kids have the opportunity to experiment with creative outlets, whether it be coloring, finger-paints, or macaroni art. Extraordinary talent is not expected, however, in some rare cases innate…