• Rose Wylie, Lords and Ladies, 2006; Oil on Canvas, 345 x 213 cm; Gift of Friends of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, UK to NMWA in Washington, D.C. in honour of the Museum\'s Silver Anniversary

    Rose Wylie, Lords and Ladies, 2006; Oil on Canvas, 345 x 213 cm; Gift of Friends of the National Museum of Women in the Arts, UK to NMWA in Washington, D.C. in honour of the Museum\'s Silver Anniversary

  • Angelica Kauffman, The Family of the Earl of Gower, 1772; Oil on canvas, 59 ¼ x 82 in.; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

    Angelica Kauffman, The Family of the Earl of Gower, 1772; Oil on canvas, 59 ¼ x 82 in.; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

  • Maria Sibylla Merian, Plate 1 fm Dissertation in Insect Generations and Metamorphosis in Surinam, 1719; Hand-colored engraving on paper; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

    Maria Sibylla Merian, Plate 1 fm Dissertation in Insect Generations and Metamorphosis in Surinam, 1719; Hand-colored engraving on paper; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

  • Susan Swartz, Winter Chill, acrylic on linen, 36x60. Shown at NMWA

    Susan Swartz, Winter Chill, acrylic on linen, 36x60. Shown at NMWA

  • Gallery tour at NMWA;  photo credit

    Gallery tour at NMWA; photo credit

  • Alice Bailly, Self-Portrait, 1917; Oil on canvas, 32 x 23 ½ in.; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

    Alice Bailly, Self-Portrait, 1917; Oil on canvas, 32 x 23 ½ in.; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

  • Hester Bateman, George III cake basket, 1788; Silver, 6 x 16¼ x 11 7/8 in.; Collection by N. Valentine, funds donated by Mr.&Mrs. O. R. Grace and family

    Hester Bateman, George III cake basket, 1788; Silver, 6 x 16¼ x 11 7/8 in.; Collection by N. Valentine, funds donated by Mr.&Mrs. O. R. Grace and family

  • Elizabeth Adela Stanhope Forbes, Will-o\'-the-Wisp, ca. 1900; Oil on canvas, 27 x 44 in.; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

    Elizabeth Adela Stanhope Forbes, Will-o\'-the-Wisp, ca. 1900; Oil on canvas, 27 x 44 in.; Gift of Wallace and Wilhelmina Holladay

  • Antoinette Bouzonnet Stella, The Entrance of the Emperor Sigismond into Mantua, 1675; Engraving on paper, 6 ½ x 15 ¾ in.; Gift of Chris Pettey

    Antoinette Bouzonnet Stella, The Entrance of the Emperor Sigismond into Mantua, 1675; Engraving on paper, 6 ½ x 15 ¾ in.; Gift of Chris Pettey

  • Jane Peterson, Tower Bridge, ca. 1907; Oil on canvas, 17 ¾ x 23 ½ in.; Gift of Alice D. Kaplan

    Jane Peterson, Tower Bridge, ca. 1907; Oil on canvas, 17 ¾ x 23 ½ in.; Gift of Alice D. Kaplan

We're Talking About

Women Artists who Broke the Mold by Janice Sands in the Huffington Post

Do female artists change style more?  Read Stacey D'Erasmo's Proteus in the New Yorker

Legendary Women dealers that you need to know in ArtNews

Study finds gender gap at top museums as featured in the NYTimes

101 Women artists added to Wikipedia this week as reported in Artnews.  NMWA had their own edit-a-thon on 30 March.

Where are the Girls? Jemima Kirke (of TV series Girls) presents a five-minute Tate video summarizing the lack of women in history of art.

Congratulations to:
Laure Provost, winner of Turner Prize 2013
Corin Sworn, winner of Max Mara Art Prize 2014

Researching Laura Knight in Public Catalogue Foundation  

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