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Works by Women Artists from the Collection

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Discover works by female artists in the Gallery's permanent collection.

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museumuesum: Graciela Iturbide La Nuestra Senora de las Iguanas (Our Lady of the Iguanas), Juchitan, Oaxaca, Mexico 1979 Gelatin silver print, 17 x 14 in. Museum Of Fine Arts, Museum Of Modern Art, Mexican People, Concours Photo, Foto Real, San Francisco Museums, Tina Modotti, Gelatin Silver Print, Portraits

Nuestra Señora de Las Iguanas (Our Lady of the Iguanas)

Graciela Iturbide, "Nuestra Señora de Las Iguanas (Our Lady of the Iguanas)," 1979, gelatin silver print, printed 1990

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, Clean Book, Freedom Of Information Act, University Of Louisville, Political Art, National Gallery Of Art, Feminist 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, Barbara Kruger, Robert Rauschenberg, Banksy, Fabrice Hyber, Sylvie Fleury, Famous Feminists, Museum Ludwig, 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, Mam Sp, Women Artist, Female Artist, Guerrilla Girls, Girl Posters, Feminist Art, Feminist Quotes

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, Military Photos, National Gallery Of Art, Global Art, Art Market, Canada Goose Jackets, San Francisco, Winter Jackets

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, National Gallery Of Art, Paolo Roversi, Design Retro, Modern Design

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, University Of New Mexico, Mexico Art, Josef Albers, National Gallery Of Art, Desert Plants, Print Artist, Natural Forms

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, Contemporary Artwork, Elements Of Art, Art Object, Installation Art, Art Forms

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, Tate Britain, Tate Gallery, David Hockney, National Gallery Of 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, Cabin Homes, Installation Art, Art Installations

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, Classic Photographers, Contemporary Photographers, Female Photographers, Diane Arbus, Richard Avedon, Annie Leibovitz

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, Washington, Rabbit, 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, Fantasy, Ink, Watercolor, Spring, Paper

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)