women

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…

This exhibition was intended to be on view at the Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA) during the Spring of 2020. Upon the Museum’s reopening to the public, we will present the exhibition in the…

A Smithsonian American Art Museum exhibition slated for 2022—Subversive, Skilled, Sublime: Fiber Art by Women—will showcase a diverse set of incredible fiber artists.
In New York City's Central Park, a monument has been unveiled honoring women's suffrage pioneers Sojourner Truth, Susan B. Anthony and Elizabeth Cady Stanton.