Art History, Issues of women artists

The Guerrilla Girls

The Guerrilla Girls are a group of feminist activist artists. They’re famous for use facts, humour and outrageous visuals to expose gender and ethnic bias, especially in art, but also in pop culture, politics and film; as well as they’re famous for wear gorilla masks in public. The purpose of using gorilla masks in public… Continue reading The Guerrilla Girls

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Art History, Artists, Issues of women artists, Movement/Style, Renaissance, Sculptors

First female sculptor of Europe

Italian Renaissance is remembered as the birth of our modern concept of western art.  Actually, the word “renaissance” means “reborn” and this is what it was. A time when the sciences and the art were born again, the way we know them today. When you walk through the squares and streets of Italian cities, as… Continue reading First female sculptor of Europe

Art History, Artists, Museum, Sculptors

Musée Camille Claudel

Last Sunday, March 26th, was the opening of Camille Claudel Museum in a small French town southeast of Paris. The museum received more than 2000 visitants the opening day, a huge success. For many people, it’s a late recognition to one of most brilliant sculptors of her time and one, between many, art history’s overlooked… Continue reading Musée Camille Claudel

Art History, Issues of women artists

Misrepresentation of women in Art

Many people when start to talk about Art, talk about their favourite artists. If I ask you about yours, you’re probably thinking in names like Van Gogh, da Vinci, Rembrandt or Monet. Curiously never comes to our mind names of female artists, at least not at the first moment. I started to study art and… Continue reading Misrepresentation of women in Art