The share of female artists in today’s art scene is about 33%. At the beginning of the 20th century, this share was only 4%. Unfortunately, most people know very little about women artists of the previous epochs. Below we share a list of three female artists who deserved to remain in art history but were unjustly forgotten.
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Group of Seven was the symbiosis of Canadian artists who rebooted Canadian. Learn more about the symbiosis of gentlemen who directed the art world’s attention to the beauty and magnificence of their country’s primal landscape.
One of the important criteria influencing the development of painting in a particular region is its climate. Except for the natural resources, which can be used for making colors and canvases, weather conditions also influence the mood and themes of paintings. Thus, Dutch landscapes of the 17th century perfectly reflect the lifestyle, architecture, and mood of the Netherlands during the Golden Age.
Even though Art Nouveau was a short-lived movement, it managed to influence the perception of aesthetics for good. To remind yourself of that particular period, let’s look at some fascinating facts about the influential trend of the bygone days.
Netsuke is a Japanese miniature sculpture, which was very popular in the Edo period (1603–1868). Its appearance was caused by traditional fashion and the popularity of tobacco. Despite the small sizes, these art pieces feature images of whole historical events and groups of figures.
Modern art studios offer classes for all types of people despite their personal issues. To shed more light on the subject, let’s get into a time machine and look at the famous examples of disability art.
On July 27, Lichtundfire, the art gallery in New York City, presented the art show “Flora and Fawna – Season of Growth and Beasts.” The exhibition features a series of artworks by a variety of dedicated artists. Among them is Vian Borchert, a celebrated painter who created floral landscape paintings profoundly inspired by her love for nature and literature.
Sonia Delaunay (Sarah Stern) was a Ukrainian-born French artist who is considered one of the most significant figures in 20th-century modern art. She was named an officer of the French Legion of Honor and became the first living female artist who had a retrospective exhibition at the Louvre.