The Priceless Legacy of Artemisia Gentileschi

A Curator’s Perspective Guest post by Judith W. Mann, Curator of European Art to 1800, the Saint Louis Art Museum On the occasion of what would have been Artemisia Gentileschi’s 426th birthday (July 8), it is worth reflecting on events of the last year that...

New Adventures in Teaching Art HerStory

Guest post by Julia Dabbs, Associate Professor of Art History, University of Minnesota, Morris A very laudable goal of Erika Gaffney’s wonderful Art Herstory note cards is to help inform a broader audience about the achievements of historical women artists. But how...

Renaissance Women Painting Themselves

Guest post by Katherine A. McIver, Professor Emerita of Art History, University of Alabama at Birmingham Thinking about the upcoming exhibition at the Prado, Madrid (October 2019) celebrating the Renaissance artists Sofonisba Anguissola (1532–1625) and Lavinia Fontana...