Works by Women Artists from the Collection

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Artwork: Betye Saar, "Twilight Awakening," mixed media on printer's wood block Betye Saar, Types Of Texture, National Gallery Of Art, Find Objects, Different Textures, Elements Of Art, Art Object, Wood Blocks, Awakening

Betye Saar, "Twilight Awakening," 1978, mixed media on printer's wood block, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Francine Farr in honor of Samella Lewis, with gratitude to Scripps College

Jenny Holzer : war paintings (Book, [University of Louisville Libraries] Andy Warhol Works, Jenny Holzer, Students Day, Freedom Of Information Act, University Of Louisville, National Gallery Of Art, Feminist Art, Painted Books, New Art

Jenny Holzer, "DODDOACID," 2007, oil on linen, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Artist © Jenny Holzer

Get on down to the NGV international and check out the fantastic exhibition by the Guerrilla Girls who is an anonymous group of feminist female artists devoted to fighting sexism and racism within the art world. Guerrilla Girls, Robert Rauschenberg, Martin Parr, Banksy, Guillaume Bresson, Sylvie Fleury, Famous Feminists, Philippe Apeloig, Art History

Guerrilla Girls, "Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum?," 1989, color offset lithograph on illustration board, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Gallery Girls in support of the Guerrilla Girls

Guerrilla Girls the advantages of being a women artist 1985 fighting against sexism and racism in the art worl Barbara Kruger, Banksy, Women Artist, Female Artist, Guerrilla Girls, Girl Posters, Riot Grrrl, Political Art, Feminist Art

Guerrilla Girls collective, founded 1985, "The Advantages of Being a Woman Artist," 1988, offset lithograph in black on wove paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Gallery Girls in support of the Guerrilla Girls

Dorothea Lange Policeman and Demonstrating Crowds During the General Strike, San Francisco 1934 General Strike, Gelatin Silver Print, National Gallery Of Art, Canada Goose Jackets, Police, Winter Jackets, Pictures, Photography, Fictional Characters

Dorothea Lange, "General Strike, San Francisco," 1934, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, The Diana and Mallory Walker Fund and Robert Menschel and the Vital Projects Fund, in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of Photography at the National Gallery of Art

 Fort Peck Dam, in the Missouri River: image used on first LIFE Magazine cover. (Photo by Margaret Bourke-White//Time Life Pictures/Getty Images) Gordon Parks, Life Pictures, Cool Pictures, Cool Photos, Alberto Giacometti, Paolo Roversi, Santa Fe, Fort Peck Dam, Montana

Margaret Bourke-White, "Fort Peck Dam, Montana," 1936, gelatin silver print, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Patrons' Permanent Fund

Desert Plant - Ruth Asawa, John Henry Rock, Tamarind Lithography Workshop Inc. Ruth Asawa, Black Mountain College, Mexico Art, Josef Albers, National Gallery Of Art, Desert Plants, Painting Gallery, Paper Dimensions, Print Artist

Ruth Asawa, "Desert Plant," 1965, lithograph (stone) in orange, yellow and pink on Rives Type IV paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Dorothy J. and Benjamin B. Smith

Washington, DC—The National Gallery of Art recently acquired 'Lick and Lather' by Janine Antoni, arguably her most famous work, two untitled photographs by Sally Mann, and eight images by Chicago Imagist artists Christina Ramberg and Roger Brown. National Gallery Of Art, National Portrait Gallery, Chicago Imagists, Chocolate Sculptures, Elements Of Art, Art Object, Installation Art, Art Forms, Cover Art

Janine Antoni, "Lick and Lather," 1993, complete set of fourteen busts: seven in chocolate and seven in soap on fourteen pedestals, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee

Tate Britain's exhibition Rachel Whiteread is on one of the Britain’s leading contemporary artists and this exhibition, the most comprehensive to date, celebrates over 25 years of her internationally acclaimed sculpture Rachel Whiteread, Concrete Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Victorian Townhouse, Tate Britain, National Gallery Of Art, London Art, Art Object

Rachel Whiteread, "Ghost," 1990, plaster on steel frame, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of The Glenstone Foundation

Anne Truitt (artist) American, 1921 - 2004 Knight's Heritage, 1963 acrylic on wood overall: x x cm x 60 x 12 in.) Gift of the Collectors Committee Abstract Sculpture, Sculpture Art, Sculptures, Peter Doig, National Gallery Of Art, Museum Exhibition, Installation Art, Art Installations, Sculpture

Anne Truitt, "Knight's Heritage," 1963, acrylic on wood, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of the Collectors Committee

Anne Truitt, June black and purple acrylic with graphite on paperboard, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (Exchange and gift of Ramon Osuna) Bryn Mawr College, White Poster Board, Wall Text, Institute Of Contemporary Art, National Gallery Of Art, Wood Sculpture, Geometric Shapes, Graphite, Washington

Anne Truitt, "1 June 1976," 1976, black and purple acrylic with graphite on paperboard, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (Exchange and gift of Ramon Osuna)

Diane Arbus Child with a toy hand grenade in Central Park, N. 1962 © The Estate of Diane Arbus Famous Portrait Photographers, Famous Portraits, Street Photographers, Famous Photos, Contemporary Photographers, Female Photographers, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, History Of Photography

Diane Arbus, "Child with toy hand grenade, N.Y.C. 1962," 1962, gelatin silver print, printed 1972, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Gift of Jeffrey Fraenkel and Alan Mark, in Honor of the 25th Anniversary of Photography at the National Gallery of Art

Pat Steir, "Or," 1973, oil, graphite, colored pencil, and rabbit-skin glue on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Barney A. Ebsworth National Gallery Of Art, Graphite, Colored Pencils, Rabbit, Washington, Oil, Artists, Canvas, Collection

Pat Steir, "Or," 1973, oil, graphite, colored pencil, and rabbit-skin glue on canvas, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Collection of Barney A. Ebsworth

Alma Thomas, "Spring Fantasy," 1963, watercolor with brush and black ink on wove paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (Gift of Ida Jervis in Memory of Alma Thomas) Alma Thomas, National Gallery Of Art, Famous Artists, Washington, Watercolor, Ink, Fantasy, Paper, Spring

Alma Thomas, "Spring Fantasy," 1963, watercolor with brush and black ink on wove paper, National Gallery of Art, Washington, Corcoran Collection (Gift of Ida Jervis in Memory of Alma Thomas)