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Women Artists In Paris 1850-1900

Posted on Oct 11, 2018

  From October, 2017 to September, 2018, The American Federation of Arts gifted us with a traveling exhibit that focused on nothing but women artists who studied or worked in Paris in the second half of the 19th century. It was an astonishing effort that succeeded on all counts. You would think that by now […]

Cecilia Beaux: “The Greatest Woman Artist”

Posted on Oct 11, 2018

Whenever I visit the Art Institute of Chicago, I always make a quick trip downstairs to the Rice Building’s Galleries of American Art, where I pay homage to one of my favorite portrait artists, Cecilia Beaux. You can’t miss this painting once you’re there. It’s called Dorthea and Francesca and it’s 6 feet 8 by […]