Famous Female Artists
The output of prominent female artists over the centuries has showcased a wide range of ideas. The passionate, full-bodied paintings of Artemisia Gentileschi, the distinctive tribal masks of Lois Mailou Jones and the lush colors of Georgia O’Keefer’s floral works immediately call us to attention. Berthe Morisot’s pastoral serenity stands in contrast to the layered silhouettes of Kara Walker. These mythmakers and their contemporaries take us on unforgettable trips that touch on our dreams and desires.
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Featured Female Artists
Find out more about some of the most prominent female artists of our time, including Frida Kahlo, Lee Krasner and Faith Ringgold.
Educator, Civil Rights Activist, Women's Rights Activist, Painter, Author / 1930 -
Faith Ringgold is an American artist and author who became famous for innovative, quilted narrations like Tar Beach that communicate her political beliefs.
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