Saturday, June 24, 2017

Women make art

Queen of Diamonds (1909) by Margaret Macdonald Mackintosh, one of the defining artists of the "Glasgow Style"

The beaded jewellery created by Maasai women artisans,Tanzania, is integral to Maasai culture

Maria Naita, multi-media Ugandan female artist known for her focus on women as subjects

Fauvist painter and early Modernist Marguerite Thompson Zorach, Provincetown, Sunrise and Moonset (1916)

Hannah Ryggen (1894–1970),Swedish-born Norwegian textile artist, one of the most significant Scandinavian artists of the 20thc

Two women shipyard workers, Richmond shipyards, US. c. 1943 by Dorothea Lange

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1 comment:

Carla Ives said...

Oh, I love all of this work! I have never heard of any of these women, which is a crying shame. Goes to show how women in art simply don't get the acknowledgement that the men do. I think my favorite is the Queen of Diamonds, but the jewelry on those Masai women is exquisite!