Women in Art
We celebrate the Rock Stars of Aging because they show us all what's possible. Ceramic artist Beatrice Wood worked on a potter's wheel every day until she was 103. Wood who said "My life is full of mistakes. They're like pebbles that make a good road," died at age 105.
NINA SIMONE | with daughter Lisa
Marthe Donas - Tête cubiste (1917) There’s criminally little available on Donas that doesn’t merely relate who she knew (Picasso, De Stijl, Section D’Or) or present the vaguest of outlines of her life. The best summary available is little more than a single sentence: ‘The Belgian painter Marthe Donas brought undulating, organic rhythm to the more crystalline conventions of Cubist still-life.’ (see also)
Nancy Graves (1939-1995) in 1992. photo Barbara Yoshida A sculptor, painter, printmaker, and sometime-filmmaker known for her focus on natural phenomena. She was the first woman to receive a solo retrospective at the Whitney Museum.