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

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: 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

Artists, Sculptors, Who was/is

Who was Anne Seymour-Damer?

Anne Seymour-Damer was an English artist, whose personality was influenced by the Enlightenment movement, she was an author, traveller, theatrical producer and actress, but she is best known for being an acclaimed sculptress. Anne Seymour-Damer by Joshua Reynolds, 1773 - Yale Center for British Art (Photo credit: Wikimedia Commons) Seymour-Damer was born in an aristocratic… Continue reading Who was Anne Seymour-Damer?

Art, Artists, On this day..., Painters

On this day… died Marie-Geneviève Bouliard

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