All posts in Female Artists

Valentine’s Day protest seeks equality and diversity at DC’s National Gallery of Art

On February 14th, the international day of celebrating or bemoaning love, the activist group Radical Matriarchy set up at DC’s National Gallery of Art (NGA) asking for a little love for artists that don’t fall into the white male category. Headed by Michelle Sutherland, better known as Sister Leona, Radical Matriarchy made their way to […]

Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun portrait triples the auction record for any female Old Master

Once overlooked, female old masters are now taking center stage with numerous high-profile and record-breaking sales paving the way. The latest of which is a 1788 work by Elisabeth-Louise Vigée Le Brun which sold for $7.18 million at Sotheby’s Old Masters sale last week and became the most expensive painting by a pre-modern era female […]

Tate Britain plans a quiet rehang of most galleries in celebration of female artists

Show will reflect vital role of women in history of British art over last six decades Tate Britain has announced major plans on Tuesday to rehang the last six decades of its gallery displays with only female artists including Bridget Riley, Anthea Hamilton and Rachel Whiteread. Starting in April and lasting for at least one […]