Anita Malfatti is acclaimed as the first Brazilian artist to introduce the European and American forms of Modernism to Brazil. Anita Malfatti In 1917/18 she presented 53 works very influenced by the German Expressionism in a solo exhibition, however the exhibition was considered controversial by that time. Her expressionist style and subject were bit revolutionary… Continue reading On this day… died Anita Malfatti
Hi everyone! I’ve got great news to share with you today. First, the Museo del Prado in Madrid, Spain is now with the exhibition “Tale of Two Women Painters”, a very special exhibition on Sofonisba Anguissola and Lavinia Fontana. It is a major exhibition, the second dedicated to a woman artist (the first was on… Continue reading Exciting News!
Marga Gil was a sculptor, illustrator and poet born in Spain. she was admired by intellectuals of her time being considered as a very skilful sculptor with a unique style. Her illustrations inspired Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, the French writer and illustrator, for his work of The Little Prince, who knew Gil’s works in his visits… Continue reading Who was Marga Gil?
Marie-Geneviève Bouliard was a French artist famous for her portraits. She was a pupil of artists such as Joseph-Benoît Suvée and Jean-Baptiste Greuze. Her production was intense during the revolutionary period, this is evident in the catalogues of the Salons from the year 1791 to 1817. Self-portrait, 1792 (Norton Simon Museum) According to the art… Continue reading On this day… died Marie-Geneviève Bouliard
In 18th Century there was many women that achieved recognition as professional artists: Angelica Kauffmann, Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Adélaïde Labille-Guiard, Rosalba Carriera, Mary Moser just to name a few. So, the question is: Why was the eighteenth century such a favorable period for women to develop a career as artists? To help us understand… Continue reading ArtReview: 18th Century Women Artists by Caroline Chapman