Artists

8 Women Artists from Latin America you should know

When people think about Latin American women artists, what names did they remember? This is a difficult question. They will probably remember just one name: Frida Kahlo. It is clear that most of the Latin American female artists are in an invisible corner of the art world. Just a few achieved to be known beyond… Continue reading 8 Women Artists from Latin America you should know

Art

Catrina

La Calavera Catrina, also known as Catrina, la Calavera Garbancera, in English Dapper Skeleton, Elegant Skull, is an etching created in 1910-13 by José Guadalupe Posada, Mexican printmaker, cartoon illustrator and lithographer. It is a female figure who has more than 100 years of history. This character, in its beginnings, emerged as a mockery of… Continue reading Catrina

contemporary artist, interview

Interview with Contemporary Artist: Sabine Pigalle

Continuing with the series of interviews with contemporary artists, this month I had the pleasure to talk with the visual artist Sabine Pigalle. I hope you enjoy the reading! Do you remember when was your first contact with art? I saw a Monet painting « les coquelicots » when I was about 9 years old,… Continue reading Interview with Contemporary Artist: Sabine Pigalle

Art History, Artists, Pre-Raphaelite

The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood

When we think on Pre-Raphaelite art many names come instantly to our minds, such as John Everett Millais, Dante Gabriel Rossetti, William Holman Hunt, Ford Madox Brown, Edward Burne-Jones, John William Waterhouse to name just a few. But the images that come to our mind are always the idealised image of a delicate woman. Beata… Continue reading The Pre-Raphaelite Sisterhood

Artists, Painters, Pre-Raphaelite, Who was/is

Who was Sophie Gengembre Anderson?

Sophie Gengembre Anderson was a British artist, she was specialised in genre scenes and portraits of children and women. She began her artistic career as a lithographer and a portraitist, she collaborated with Walter Anderson on the portraits of American Episcopal bishops. Her style has been often compared to the Pre-Raphaelite painters and even to… Continue reading Who was Sophie Gengembre Anderson?