Do We Have Any Great Women Artists Yet?

Guest post by Sheila ffolliott, Professor Emerita of Art History, George Mason University This post follows upon Merry Wiesner-Hanks’ guest piece Why Do Old Mistresses Matter Today? posted here on 21 April 2019. It is also a pendant post of The Politics of...

The Politics of Exhibiting Female Old Masters

Women Artists and Their Contended Place in Public History Guest post by Sheila Barker, The Medici Archive Project This essay is a pendant post of Do We Have Any Great Women Artists Yet?, by Sheila ffolliott. Women Now, Whitney Annual protest by Ad Hoc Women Artists’...

Victorine Meurent, More than a Model

Guest post by Drēma Drudge, author of the new novel Victorine Olympia, 1863, by Édouard Manet. Held at the Musée d’Orsay, Paris; source, Wikipedia. When I first encountered Victorine Meurent, it was her as Olympia in Édouard Manet’s iconic...