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  • PORTRAITUREUse these images as a starting point for your research hyperlinks are included where available.


    Sites usedhttp://www.csupomona.edu (use the search engine on the page for women artists)http://frederickbrown.com

  • Andy WarholMarilynHand painted screen print1960sAndy Warhol is famous for his multiple images of famous icons of the time.There are several in the Marilyn series including prints with repeated images where all use different colour combinations even though the image is the same.

  • Ashile GorkyThe artist and his Mother152x127cmsOil on canvas127-1946

  • Barkley Leonnard Hendricks painted in 1972 text on next page

  • FRIDA KAHLODiego in my thoughts1943

  • Evelyn Pickering de Morgan (1850-1919): Evelyn Pickering de Morgan was one of the women artists of the Pre-Raphaelite School.She was born into a wealthy family who had hoped she would make a socially prominent marriage.Evelyn, however, aspired to a career in art and she secretly studied art. Her teacher was her uncle the artist John Roddam Spencer-Stanhope. She later attended the Slade School of Art and was able to enjoy a distinguished career. She was married to the potter William de Morgan and was part of the Pre-Raphaelite circle that included Edward Burne-Jones. Morgan's paintings reflect the influence of Jones, but in addition to the Pre-Raphaelite themes and subject, de Morgan also evolved into more allegorical and symbolic themes and subjects. Her painting The Prisoner for instance is a poignant commentary on the status of women during the Victorian and early Edwardian eras

  • Berthe Morisot (1841-1895): Berthe Morisot was born in Bourges to a well-to-do family devoted to art. Both Berthe and sister Edma studied with several well-known painters, but Berthe was to be most influenced by Corot. She joined the circle of Impressionists and dedicatedly pursued the style and philosophy of Impressionism despite the criticisms that were generally laid on to its adherents.Manet was to become influenced by Morisot as seen in his later works. Morisot herself painted a broad range of subjects.Her paintings include still-life studies, paintings of women in domestic as well as social surroundings, and landscapes.

    Young girl at window - 1878

  • Self portrait Hesitating between art and musicAngelica Kauffman (1741-1807): Angelica Kauffman was first trained by her father and then studied art in Italy. She came to England in 1766 where she followed a career as a professional artist. She was a founding member of the Royal Academy. She later went to Rome where she received royal commissions. Trained in the Neo-classical tradition, Kaufmann's works involved Greco-Roman and allegorical subjects. She was also a portrait painter, but was equally skilled in the rendering of abstract themes

  • Patricia Ping Lin(born:1943)Patricia Ping Lin was born in Singapore during the Japanese occupation of Malaysia. She received an early British education and immigrated to the United States in 1967. She received her bachelor's degree from the University of California in Los Angeles and her Ph.D. from the University of Southern California. A multi-media artist, her works include digital and computer generated art, as well as paintings in water colors and oils.

  • Adrian Piper (born1943-): Adrian Piper has used her art as a means for rendering her autobiography. Her works are also the means of expressing her involvement with contemporary issues of race and gender. Piper frequently mixes text with visuals. Political Self-Portrait done in the 1970s uses captions that are placed across photo of herself as a child. Currently, Piper works with video and installation art to force viewers into a confrontation with assumptions about race

  • Marilyn VanitasAudrey Flack (born 1931-):Audrey Flack studied at Cooper Union and Yale University. After a stint as an Abstract expressionist, Flack began using photo realism as the vehicle for conveying the social and political themes. Throughout the 1960s and 70s Flack's works drew upon events and personalities of the civil rights and women's movements

  • Cecilia Concepcion Alvarez(born ): Cecilia Alvarez is a Seattle-based artist

  • Self portrait in a Bugatti 1925Tamara de Lempika (1898-1980): Tamara de Lempicka was born in Warsaw, Poland but her family moved to Russia. She fled the Russian Revolution in 1917 and went to live in to Paris where she received her training at Academie de la Grand Chaumiere. She also studied with Maurice Denis and Andre Lhote.Lempicka's paintings are rendered in the hard-edged, flattened surface style which has come to be synonymous with Art Deco. She came to the U.S. prior to the Second World War where her works were exhibited in numerous galleries. Lempicka died in Mexico in 1980.


  • OTHER PORTRAIT ARTISTSSITES USEDhttp://www.arthistory.about.comhttp://www. artchive.com

  • OSKAR KOKOSCHKASelf-Portrait of a degenerate artistOil on canvasAnd - Self Portrait Fiesole

  • Francis Bacon (British expressionist)Self-portraitEnglish painter of Irish birth. Francis Bacon came to London in 1925 and although he received no formal art training, he created a sensation in 1945 when he exhibited his Three Studies for Figures at the Base of a Crucifixion (London, Tate Gallery) at the Lefevre Gallery in London. His work was Expressionist in style, and his distorted human forms were unsettling. He developed his personal style and gloomy subject matter during the 1950s, when he achieved an international reputation. Aside from his unpleasant images of corrupt and disgusting humanity, Bacon deliberately subverted artistic conventions by using the triptych format of Renaissance altarpieces to show the evils of man, rather than the virtues of Christ. In Pope Innocent X he reworked a famous portrait by Velazquez into a screaming mask of angst."

  • And it all flowed from one central insight: that in a culture glutted with information, where most people experience most things at second or third hand through TV and print, through images that become banal and disassociated by repeated again and again and again, there is role for affectless art. You no longer need to be hot and full of feeling. You can be supercool, like a slightly frosted mirror. Not that Warhol worked this out; he didn't have to. He felt it and embodied it. He was a conduit for a sort of collective American state of mind in which celebrity - the famous image of a person, the famous brand name - had completely replaced both sacredness and solidityANDY WARHOL16 Jackies

  • "Roy Lichtenstein was the master of the stereotype, and the most sophisticated of the major Pop artists in terms of his analysis of visual convention and his ironic exploitation of past styles. The work for which he is now known was the product of a long apprenticeship.Previous imageRoy Lichtenstein In the Car

  • DIEGO RIVERADetail of the right side ofA Dream of a Sunday Afternoon in Alameda Park1947/8

  • Auguste Macke


    Ashile GorkyThe artist and his Mother152x127cmsOil on canvas127-1946