Self-portrait with Yellow Lilies, Natalia Goncharova
May 11, 2016

Self-portrait with Yellow Lilies, Natalia Goncharova

DETAIL: Natalia Goncharova (Russian; 1881–1962). Self-Portrait with Yellow Lilies, 1907–08. Oil on canvas; 30.5″ x 23″.The State Tretyakov Gallery, Moscow, Russia. Public Domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST In 2007, a Christie’s Modern and Impressionist sale in London sold a painting by a female artist for the tidy sum of 4.9 million pounds ($9.8 million), and […]

In the Omnibus, Mary Cassatt
October 12, 2015

In the Omnibus, Mary Cassatt

DETAIL: Mary Cassatt (American; 1844–1926). In the Omnibus, 1838. Drypoint and aquatint on laid paper; 15.937″ x 11.75″. National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C. Chester Dale Collection. Public Domain. Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST The Pittsburgh-born artist Mary Cassatt once said, “There’s only one thing in life for a woman; it’s to be a mother … […]

Frida Kahlo, Painter, Imogen Cunningham
September 10, 2015

Frida Kahlo, Painter, Imogen Cunningham

DETAIL: Imogen Cunningham (American; 1883–1976). Frida Kahlo, Painter, 1931.  © 1931, 2015 Imogen Cunningham Trust. www.ImogenCunningham.com Women Artists ABOUT THE ARTIST Born in Portland, Oregon, at the tail end of the 19th century, Imogen Cunningham (1883–1976) would become one of 20th-century photography’s most innovative pioneers. She came to photography in her late teens and continued […]