Art

In the Studio by Marie Bashkirtseff

Self-affirmation is common theme among several women artists, most of them have chosen to claim their status by a self-portrait with the tools of the craft; some have preferred to paint a kind of vicarious self-portrait. This painting by Marie Bashkirtseff presents both. Marie Bashkirtseff, 1878(Photo credit: Wikipedia) The painting This painting is in my… Continue reading In the Studio by Marie Bashkirtseff

Art, Photographers

Who is Jingna Zhang?

Jingna Zhang is one of my favourite contemporary photographers. She has a unique style in which she combines fantasy and painting, since her work is very influenced by Asian aesthetics as well as by western art. She is a fashion and a fine art photographer based in New York, however she was born in Beijing… Continue reading Who is Jingna Zhang?

Art, Art History

ARCO Madrid 2020

Last week Madrid held an important art event: ARCO, the contemporary Art Fair most important of Spain and Women’n Art was there visiting and searching for the works of contemporary women artists. I’m glad to say that I was surprised by the number of works of women artists (of course it can be improved). According… Continue reading ARCO Madrid 2020

Art

Three years!

I cannot believe that is already the third anniversary of Women’n Art! Last year I lived important and unforgettable moments thanks to this blog such as my trip to Paris to visit and write a review of Berthe Morisot’s exhibition at the Musée d’Orsay, the Women’n Art bookmarks, invitations for collaborations with other webs and… Continue reading Three years!

Art, Pre-Raphaelite, women of literature

Fiammetta

Fiammetta is one of the most famous literary characters, she appears in several of Boccaccio’s works, she was his muse and lover and was traditionally associated with Maria d’Aquino, a noblewoman of Naples, who was an illegitimate daughter of Robert Wise, King of Naples and Count of Provence. Fiammetta's song by Edwin Austin Abbey (Photo… Continue reading Fiammetta