Art, Books

ArtReview: Discover Her Art

Discover her Art: Women Artists and Their Masterpieces is the book by Jean Leibowitz and Lisa LaBanca Rogers. Leibowitz is a portrait and landscape painter, she uses the traditional painting and drawing approaches in her art. LaBanca Rogers is an elementary school librarian and an author who regularly writes about art and artists for various… Continue reading ArtReview: Discover Her Art

Art, Art History

War Images by Female Artists

Due to the sad news of the last days, I made a little research on the images of war made by female artists, I thought it could be interesting to see the war through the female gaze. The term War Art is most of the time used in relation to the 20th century military art… Continue reading War Images by Female Artists

Art, contemporary artist, interview

Interview with Contemporary Artist: Giselfust

Hey everyone, I hope all of you are having a wonderful time and holidays! The interview of the month is with one of my favourite illustrators: Giselfust. Enjoy the reading! I'm curious to know where the name Giselfust comes from? Does it have a story? My artistic name is a mix of my first name,… Continue reading Interview with Contemporary Artist: Giselfust

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?

contemporary artist, interview

Interview with Contemporary Artist: Sabine Pigalle

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