The Renaissance artist Sofonisba Anguissola is well-known for her paintings, especially for the portraits of her family and of members of the Spanish court. However, not many people know that she was fantastic at drawing too. Old woman studying the alphabet with a laughing girl and Asdrubale bitten by a crawfish are the only drawings… Continue reading Drawings by Sofonisba Anguissola
I know that many of my followers and readers are from countries with a strong Christian culture and that this post will probably present no new information. However, I believe that it will be interesting for those from different culture and religion, that only knows a little (or nothing) about it. Icon of the Resurrection… Continue reading Easter
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
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!
Remedios Varo was a Spanish Surrealist artist especially famous for her paintings which have an allegorical nature and a narrative structure that resemble Renaissance art, particularly the work of Hieronymus Bosch. However not many people know about what is to me her more interesting work: De Homo Rodans. De Homo Rodans De Homo Rodans was… Continue reading De Homo Rodans by Remedios Varo