Art, Books, Feminist

Review: Art and Feminism (Phaidon)

It is a very complete book about the artistic expression of feminist ideas. It’s a collection of works created by many artists such as Louise Bourgeois or Judy Chicago. I loved this book, I had to read it to write an article on the aesthetics of feminist art for my master's degree. The book brings… Continue reading Review: Art and Feminism (Phaidon)

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Art, Art History, Artists, Painters, Who was/is

Who was Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun?

Louise-Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun was a French portraitist of 18th century born in Paris. She is famous for being the portraitist of Marie Antoinette, the last Queen of France. Her personal style is considered as a mix, because her subject and colour palette can be considered similar to late Rococo while other elements are aligned… Continue reading Who was Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun?

Artists, Expressionism, Painters, Surrealism

A World by Ángeles Santos

Ángeles Santos was a painter born in Portbou, Spain. Her style evolved from Surrealism and expressionism to post-impressionism. In 2005, she received the Cross of St. George (Creu de Sant Jordi). A World It is probably my favourite painting of this artist. It’s property of the permanent collection of Museo Reina Sofía in Madrid. It is… Continue reading A World by Ángeles Santos

Art History, Artists

My new discovery: Rosario Weiss

Last week I went to an exhibition in the museum of the Biblioteca Nacional Española with drawings of Rosario Weiss. Until now she was completely unknown to me. She was a Spanish painter and engraver, but she is best known for being the goddaughter of very famous Spanish painter Francisco de Goya with whom she lived… Continue reading My new discovery: Rosario Weiss