Tag Archives | Women artists

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Father-Daughter Artists–the Spirit of Girlhood

  British artists Ford Madox Brown (1821-1893) and Catherine Madox Brown (1850-1927) were father and daughter, both sharing the gift of creativity. You might want to compare their individual interpretations of girlhood according to elements of style (such as color, light and overall composition) as well as personality and spirit of each sitter.  

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Arts Everyday Living: Through the Eyes of Women Artists–the Many Moods of Self-Portraits

  I am always amazed by the number of women artists who were creating in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th centuries.  Polish painter Alina Bondy Glassova (1865-1935) and her Finnish contemporary Dora Wahlroos (1870-1947) besides producing  a body of artistic work, also have left posterity revealing and insightful images of themselves. […]

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Arts Everyday Living: French Impressionist Berthe Morisot & Her Daughter–A Bond of Love

  Berthe Morisot (1841-1895) made significant creative contributions to the French Impressionists, participating in all but one (1879) of the eight exhibitions held by the group.  Why was Morisot unable to participate with her colleagues that year? Because of the birth of her only child Julie (1878-1966), who would someday become an artist herself. Morisot […]

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