Tuesday, March 8, 2016


Name five women artists? How can we name just five? In a fast overview there are (in alphabetical order) Peggy Bacon, Isabel Bishop, Elizabeth Catlett, Minna Citron, Dorothy Dehner, Sue Fuller, Katharine Gallagher, Blanche Grambs, Riva Helfond, Fannie Hillsmith, Dorothy Browdy Kushner, Alice Trumbull Mason, Claire Mahl Moore, Jean Morrison Becker, Betty Waldo Parish, Doris Rosenthal, Anne Ryan, Katherine Schmidt, Judith Shahn, Mary Sinclair, Helen A. Strojny, and Marguerite Zorach.

So we’ve limited ourselves to showing work by five women artists:
Bernarda Bryson Shahn
Unemployed Madonna, 1929, lithograph
Sue Fuller
Boogie Woogie, 1946, gouache

Fannie Hillsmith
The Attic (also titled Dark Interior), 1952
Mixed media on canvas

Anne Ryan
The Wine Glass, 1945, black line woodcut

Peggy Bacon
All Alone, 1951, etching