My articles about Cecilia Beaux and Anna Dorothea Therbusch, two successful female portrait painters, have been recently published by Daily Art.
Back in March, I wrote a piece for DailyArt Magazine about female artists of the Hudson River School movement. I liked the idea so much that I decided to write a follow-up featuring five more artists, also for DailyArt Magazine. You can read it at the link below. Female Painters of the Hudson River… Continue reading Female Painters of the Hudson River School, Part Two
Laura Woodward; Jungle Rain, Palm Beach; unknown date; private collection In honor of Women's History Month, my article about female artists of the Hudson River School went live today on DailyArt Magazine - the online counterpart to the Daily Art app I've been writing for. My piece features six female landscape painters who worked in nineteenth… Continue reading Six Female Artists of the Hudson River School
A link to my piece for Artips about Judy Chicago's "The Dinner Party", an awesome landmark of feminist art.
The Cathedrals of Broadway, from a series of four paintings by American artist Florine Stettmheimer about life in 1920s-40s New York.
My experience at the Metropolitan Museum of Art's major 2016 exhibition of works by Elizabeth Vigée Le Brun. Vigée Le Brun French Neoclassical and Rococo portrait painter and one of the first women to succeed as a professional portrait painter on a grand scale.
Robert Henri's stunning portrait of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney. Whitney was a sculptor, collector, and founder of the Whitney Museum. Henri was an important American portraitist.
American Impressionist Lilla Cabot Perry's beautiful painting of her daughter sitting by the window.
For a fine art Advent calendar, a charming illustration of a well-dressed little girl by Kate Greenaway.
Today's painting, Still Life with Christmas Pudding, Holly and Wine, is my first Advent Calendar work by a female artist. I wasn't specifically looking for a work by a female painter today, just as I wasn't intentionally avoiding female artists for the first nineteen days. I'm featuring the painting because I love it; it's compelling for… Continue reading December 20th: Still Life with Christmas Pudding, Holly and Wine by Johanna Helena Looisen