Painters, Who was/is

Who was Marie Bashkirtseff?

Marie Bashkirtseff was a Ukrainian artist, born to a wealthy and noble family, whose parents separated when she was quite young. As a consequence of it she grew up mostly out of Ukraine, travelling with her mother throughout Europe, until they settled in Paris, where she lived and worked. Marie Bashkirtseff She received a private… Continue reading Who was Marie Bashkirtseff?

Art, Feminist

The Birth Project by Judy Chicago

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

contemporary artist, interview

Interview with Contemporary Artist: Sónia Sultuane

Hi everyone, this month I had the pleasure to interview and get to know a bit more about Mozambican poet and visual artist Sónia Sultuane. It was a complete delight, and I hope you enjoy the reading! Sónia Sultuane and "Walking Words" Do you remember when was your first contact with art? I think that… Continue reading Interview with Contemporary Artist: Sónia Sultuane

illustration

Die Hexe by Mila von Luttich

Die Hexe, The Witch in English, is an illustration by Mila von Luttich for Die Muskete (no. 790, 1920), which was a humorous weekly magazine that was published every Thursday in Vienna from 1905 to 1941. The main characteristic of the illustration is its simplicity, von Luttich used just few colours, what is a feature… Continue reading Die Hexe by Mila von Luttich

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