Seven Videos on Incredible Female Artists by Art History School
Paul Priestley’s The Life of an Artist: Art History School series on YouTube is designed for viewers to discover the fascinating lives of artists, their aspirations, what motivated them, who they influenced, what they created, and why.
Born in Yorkshire, England, Priestley started teaching in the 1970s, eventually becoming Head of Art at an elementary school. He retired in 2000 to launch a new chapter in his career, Paul Priestley Arts. Today his offering includes The Art History School, plus his Paul Priestley channel, where Priestley offers videos on drawing and more. Below are seven videos of incredible women artists Priestley has put together.
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Seven Videos on Incredible Female Artists
Hilma af Klint
Swedish artist whose paintings are considered among the first abstract works known in Western art history. In the autumn of 2018, Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future at the Guggenheim museum in New York became the best attended exhibition in the history of the institution.
American painter, printmaker, sculptor, writer, and poet. She published her second collection of poems, Coming to That, at the age of 100.
American painter and printmaker. Cassatt often created images of the social and private lives of women, with particular emphasis on the intimate bonds between mothers and children.
Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico
American modernist artist. In 1977, at age ninety, she observed, “I can see what I want to paint. The thing that makes you want to create is still there.”
Tamara de Lempicka
Polish painter who spent her working life in France and the United States. She was nicknamed the baroness with a paintbrush and is renowned for an Art Deco style.
A”pioneer” in modern Indian art who used her paintbrush to depict the daily lives of Indian women.
All seven videos on incredible female artists created by Paul Priestley.
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