Re-Presenting Art
artmastered:

Agnes Martin, Happy Holiday, 1999

artmastered:

Agnes Martin, Happy Holiday, 1999

water-stained:

Wangechi Mutu
Untitled from Classic Profiles, 2003. Collage and watercolor on mylar.

water-stained:

Wangechi Mutu

Untitled from Classic Profiles, 2003. Collage and watercolor on mylar.

womenofarthistory:

Tribal WomenAmrita Sher-Gil1938

womenofarthistory:

Tribal Women
Amrita Sher-Gil
1938

(Source: galleryofmasters.com)

womenofarthistory:

Sleeping VenusArtemisia Gentileschic. 1625-30Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, USA 

womenofarthistory:

Sleeping Venus
Artemisia Gentileschi
c. 1625-30
Virginia Museum of Fine Arts, Richmond, VA, USA 

(Source: commons.wikimedia.org)

sugarmeows:

Loïs Mailou Jones

sugarmeows:

Loïs Mailou Jones

(Source: victoryibril, via blastedheath)

ancientart:

Native American petrograph at Calf Creek Falls, Utah, USA.
Photo taken by Sam Agnew.

ancientart:

Native American petrograph at Calf Creek Falls, Utah, USA.

Photo taken by Sam Agnew.

americanartluce:

Jacob Lawrence, "Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them or bear with them." —Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, VIII:59. From the Series Great Ideas of Western Man, 1958, oil on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Container Corporation of America
-Bridget

americanartluce:

Jacob Lawrence, "Men exist for the sake of one another. Teach them or bear with them." —Marcus Aurelius Antoninus, Meditations, VIII:59. From the Series Great Ideas of Western Man, 1958, oil on fiberboard, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Container Corporation of America


-Bridget

water-stained:

Anish Kapoor
Untitled, 1990. Earth, PVA, and gouache on paper.

water-stained:

Anish Kapoor

Untitled, 1990. Earth, PVA, and gouache on paper.

water-stained:

Ellen Gallagher
Coral Cities, 2007. Ink, watercolor, gold leaf, cut paper and Plasticine on Ebony Magazine page.

water-stained:

Ellen Gallagher

Coral Cities, 2007. Ink, watercolor, gold leaf, cut paper and Plasticine on Ebony Magazine page.

water-stained:

Gianna Commito
Quai, 2009. Watercolor and acrylic gouache on paper.

water-stained:

Gianna Commito

Quai, 2009. Watercolor and acrylic gouache on paper.

water-stained:

Mithu Sen
On your hand – I place my hand – barely. In our hands – nothing, 2009.Watercolor, ink, applique and paper collage on paper.

water-stained:

Mithu Sen

On your hand – I place my hand – barely. In our hands – nothing, 2009.Watercolor, ink, applique and paper collage on paper.

medievalpoc:

1800s Week!

skemono submitted to medievalpoc:

Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907) was a woman of African and Native American descent. Born in New York, in 1865 she moved to Rome, where she spent most of her career. She gained international renown as a sculptor, so much so that in 1877 Ulysses S. Grant commissioned her to sculpt a bust of him.

The Death of Cleopatra, 1876

Marble statue, 160.0x79.4x116.8 cm

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Old Arrow Maker, 1872

Marble statue, 54.5x34.5x34.0 cm

Smithsonian American Art Museum

Poor Cupid, 1876

Marble statue, 68.6x34.9x31.1 cm

Smithsonian American Art Museum

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More on Black artists living in 1800s Paris

americanartluce:

Romaine Brooks, Ida Rubinstein, 1917, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
-Bridget

americanartluce:

Romaine Brooks, Ida Rubinstein, 1917, oil on canvas, Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist

-Bridget

philamuseum:

We love multitalented artist Faith Ringgold! Created in Philadelphia, this colorfully gorgeous quilt tells the narrative of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot’s dream of freedom and flying among the stars.Learn more about Black History Month here.”Tar Beach 2" Quilt, 1990, by Faith Ringgold

philamuseum:

We love multitalented artist Faith Ringgold! Created in Philadelphia, this colorfully gorgeous quilt tells the narrative of eight-year-old Cassie Louise Lightfoot’s dream of freedom and flying among the stars.

Learn more about Black History Month here.

Tar Beach 2" Quilt, 1990, by Faith Ringgold

Joan Mitchell, American (1925-1992)

(Source: post-impressionisms)