The last weekend was the last to visit the exhibition: Julie Manet. La mémoire impressionniste organised by the Musée Marmottan Monet in Paris. A fascinating exhibition on a woman with a thousand faces: Daughter, wife, model, muse, patron… The exhibition brought together a large number of masterpieces, saw it was an amazing opportunity to admire… Continue reading Review: Julie Manet’s Exhibition
The Bauhaus became famous as a progressive academic institution, since it declared equality between genders by accepting both female and male students into its programs during a time when women were not allowed to study in formal art academies. Some of the male pioneers of modern art, such as Josef Albers, László Moholy-Nagy, and Paul… Continue reading The Women of the Bauhaus
The Birth Project is one of the best-known works by Judy Chicago. It consists of more than 80 exhibitions units designed by Chicago and executed under her supervision by several skilled needleworkers from all around the world. The pieces range in size from very small petit point works to a twenty-foot-long crochet work and are… Continue reading The Birth Project by Judy Chicago
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?