Notan challenge, day 12. Gwen John’s “Woman Dressing.” Although during her lifetime John’s art was often overlooked in favor of her brother’s work, she is now recognized as the superior painter. Apparently her brother even predicted that in the future he’d only be known as “Gwen John’s brother.” #savvypainterinstachallenge#womenpainters#notans#gingerdanzart
Casque D'Or by Kate Elizabeth Olver (1881-1960).
I love this beautiful portrait of a dancer, currently on display in the Morning Room at the Russell-Cotes Art Gallery and Museum.
In this year of commemorating women first getting the vote, the Russell-Cotes has promised to prioritise female artists in its collection. Olver studied at the Royal Academy and was successful both as an artist and as a book illustrator. The title of the work translates as 'golden helmet', which probably refers to the subject's glorious halo of blonde hair.
As part of their From Venus to Victoria programme, @russellcotes plan to feature more women in their fabulous art collection. If you've never visited this gorgeous Victorian villa before, it's right in the middle of town, near the Royal Bath Hotel.
“Would you change?” Paper version.
Is this perhaps where those recent black&white drawings are going?
I love color, looking at this one from a few years back it might even got a bit more crazy, more dirty .... for my likings!
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Tonight is the final night of the @roswellrootsartsfestival Abstract Visions show at @musecofineart Meet artists @lillianblades @tmurrellart and Charlotte Riley-Webb.
See you at 7!