Art History by Culture or Group: Women Artists
Where Are All of the Famous Women Artists?
The reasons there aren't more female artists in art museums are threefold: It's a reputation thing. We're not taken seriously enough. And we tend to multitask. A lot. Too much.
Top 10 Books on Women's Art History
Here are ten selections that cover most aspects of feminist Art History, both practical and esoteric. You will note that all ten were written by women.
A profile of Diane Arbus (1923-1971), American photographer.
A profile of Rosa (Marie Rosalie) Bonheur (1822-1899), French Realist painter and sculptor.
A profile of Mary Cassatt (1844-1926), American Impressionist painter and printmaker.
A profile of Helen Frankenthaler (born 1928), American Abstract Expressionist painter and printmaker.
A profile of Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón (1907-1954), Mexican painter.
A profile of Käthe Kollwitz (1867-1945), German draftswoman and sculptor.
A profile of Marcello (Adèle d'Affry, Duchess Castiglione-Colonna; 1836-1879), Swiss sculptor.
Grandma Moses (Anna Mary Robertson)
A profile of Grandma Moses (1860-1961), American Folk painter.
A profile of Louise Nevelson (1900-1988), American Abstract Expressionist sculptor.
A profile of Elisabet Ney (1833-1907), German-born American sculptor.
A profile of Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986), American painter.
A Profile of Beatrix Potter (1866-1943), British author, botanical illustrator and painter.
A profile of Bridget Riley (born 1931), English Op Art painter and printmaker.
A profile of Kay Sage (1898-1963), American Surrealist painter.