Women In Art: Art BY Women!





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Published on Jan 18, 2009

The actual Art "OF" Women!

The popular "Women In Art" morphing video (by Eggman913/Philip Scott Johnson) examines how women are often the subject of art; here's a history balancing that out with the art that women also make.

In order, with pieces listed by year:
Hildegard of Bingen (1100s); Sofanisba Anguisola (1559); Lavinia Fontana (late 1500's); Rachel Ruysch (after 1700); Artemesia Gentileschi (1620); Elisabetta Sirani (1664); Judith Leyster (1600's); Luisa Ignacia Roldan (mid 1600's); Rosalba Carriera (1715); Angelica Kauffmann (1785); Marie-Louise-Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun (1797); Marie Guillaume Behorst (1800); Edmonia Lewis (1872); Lady Elizabeth Butler (1874); Eva Gonzalez (1874); Mary Cassatt (1879); Marie Bashkirtseff (1884); Camille Claudel (1892); Sonia Terk Delauney (1914); Helen M. Turner (1915); Romaine Brooks (1924); Claude Cahun (1928); Georgia O'Keefe (1930); Malvina Hoffmann (1933); Meret Oppenheim (1936); Leonora Carrington (1936); Lois Mailou Jones (1938); Kathe Kollwitz (1938); Sophie Taeuber-Arp (1938); Suzanne Valadon (1939); Frida Kahlo (1948); Lee Krasner (1958); Lee Bontecou (1961); Joan Mitchell (1962); Hannah Hoch (1933/1963); Marisol (1964); Yoko Ono (1966); Niki de Saint Phalle (1967); Faith Ringgold (1967); Eva Hesse (1970); May Stevens (1970); Sandy Orgel (1972); Judy Chicago (1974-79); Audrey Flack (1977); Yolanda M. Lopez (1978); Alice Neel (1978); Judith Baca (1979); Louise Bourgeois (1982); Barbara Kruger (1982); Magdalena Abakanowicz (1985); Alison Saar (1985); Bridget Riley (1986); Ester Hernandez (1988); Sandy Skogland (1991); Judith Schaechter (1991); Cindy Sherman (1990's); Jenny Saville (1996); Kara Walker (1997); Shirin Neshat (1999).

(Watch with "Annotations" on for more information.)

Dedicated to professors Caitlin Mitchell-Dayton and Anna Novakov.

The music is "O vis Aetenitatis" (O Force of Immortality), by Hildegard of Bingen.
HILDEGARD Von BINGEN (1098-1179) was a mystic abbess who wrote poetry, converted her frequent visions to artwork, and invented opera with her choral works.

Recommended CD:
"Celestial Harmonies: Responseries and Antiphons", Hildegard von bingen/ performed by Oxford Camerata & Jeremy Summerly (Naxos, 8.557983)

See also:
"Women In Art"

Check out:
"Women Artists", Nancy G. Heller

"Women, Art, and Society", Whitney Chadwick

"The Power of Feminist Art", Norma Broude & Mary D. Garrard

"Suffragettes to She-Devils", Liz McQuiston

"The Guerilla Girls' Bedside Companion To the History of Western Art", The Guerilla Girls

(All rights reserved by the artists. Fan-made nonprofit video made solely to promote the creators.)


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