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
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
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
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
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?