Enlightenment, or Age of Reason was a European intellectual movement of the 17th and 18th century celebrating new ideas, scientific research an individual freedom. The Enlightenment thoughts primary concerned God, nature and reason. The philosophers believed that the people were able to control their destinies by learning from and following […]

Enlightenment Ideas

Faith Ringgold (b. 1930) is African-American female artist, whose artworks address issues associated with African American women and racial prejudice. The Harlem native, Ringgold speaks trough her artwork to the larger problems of the history of the African American culture and the struggles of women to overcome oppression. Ringgold is […]

Great Female Artists

women artists
In 18th century many French women artists reached impressive artistic achievements. Two of the Academie’s four female members – Adelaide Labille-Guiard (1749-1803) and Elisabeth-Louise Vigee-Lebrun regularly exhibited at the Biennial Salon, where their pictures received enormous attention. The two artists crossed paths in 1783, when both painters were admitted to […]

Women Artists