The Guerrilla Girls

The Guerrilla Girls

Who are the Guerrilla Girls? Every other artist we have talked about so far is just one person. The Guerrilla Girls are a group of women, but nobody knows who they really are. Each woman in the group takes the name of a famous woman artist and only appears in public...
Kathe Kollwitz, Activist through Art

Kathe Kollwitz, Activist through Art

Kathë Kollwitz, 1867-1945 Kathë Kollowitz (say the W like a V), is known for her prints that protest a social situation from her times, or show the profound grief of a parent whose child has died. Print Making to Make a Statement Print making was a choice that she...
Sofanisba Anguissola, Painter, 1532-1625

Sofanisba Anguissola, Painter, 1532-1625

Sofanisba Anguissola was a portrait painter during the Italian Renaissance. (You may have heard of other Renaissance painters such as Artemesia Gentileschi, Michangelo and Leonardo DaVinci.) She was born in 1532 in Cremona, Italy to a family of minor nobility. Her...