New Art Herstory Note Card Designs for 2022

This Spring, Art Herstory is excited to announce eight new note card designs! Two artists—Clara Peeters and Rachel Ruysch—make a repeat appearance. But with this year’s card additions we introduce six “new” female Old Masters: Rosalba Carriera,...

Mary Linwood’s Balancing Act

Guest post by Heidi A. Strobel, University of North Texas Self-Portrait, c. 1785, by Mary Linwood (British, 1755–1845). Embroidery, 59 x 45.7 cm. Private Collection. Gallery Pioneer In 1809, embroiderer Mary Linwood (1755–1845) opened a gallery in...

New Books about Women Artists | Jan–March 2022

Blurbs compiled by Ceci Williams, Art Herstory Intern Here we list all the new books about women artists—from the past, and also from the present—that have come to our attention, published in the first quarter of this calendar year. Each description is drawn from...

Women and the Art of Flower Painting

Guest post by Ariane van Suchtelen, Mauritshuis, The Hague, The Netherlands In 2022 the Mauritshuis museum in The Hague celebrates its 200th anniversary with In Full Bloom, a festive exhibition about Dutch and Flemish flower still lifes of the seventeenth...