Wednesday, March 26, 2008

Female Artists

I subscribe to Digital Consciousness and in their news for April 2008 I spotted this

New Renowned Artists March is Women's History Month in the United States, and the 2008 theme is "Women's Art: Women's Vision". In honour of this,biographies of the following female renowned artists have been addedto the list of renowned artists. See 1. Laura Alma-Tadema (b. 1852), British painter. 2. Sophie Anderson (b. 1823), French-born British genre painter. 3. Sofonisba Anguissola (b. 1532), Italian painter of the Renaissance. 4. Marie Bashkirtseff (b. 1858), Ukrainian-born Russian painter and sculptor. 5. Cecilia Beaux (b. 1855), American society portraitist. 6. Anna Boch (b. 1848), Belgian painter. 7. Fanny Churberg (b. 1845), master Finnish painter. 8. Evelyn De Morgan (b. 1855), English Pre-Raphaelite painter. 9. Adelaide Labille-Guiard (b. 1749), French history and portrait painter. 10. Maria Sibylla Merian (b. 1647), naturalist and scientific illustrator. 11. Marianne North (b. 1830), English naturalist and flower-painter. 12. Liubov Popova (b. 1889), Russian avant-garde painter and designer. 13. Faith Ringgold (b. 1930), African American artist, known for painted story quilts. 14. Olga Rozanova (b. 1886), Russian avant-garde artist. 15. Rachel Ruysch (b. 1664), Dutch painter of floral still-lifes. 16. Jenny Saville (b. 1970), English painter and a leading Young British Artist. 17. Beatrice Wood (b. 1893), American artist, dubbed the "Mama of Dada".

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