American Women Artists

articles and essays about exhibitions

focusing on individual women artists

published 2000 - 2002


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Articles and essays from Resource Library in chronological order:

Virginia True (1900-1989), essay by Robin West (11/22/02)

Imogene Robinson Morrell (1837-1908), essay by David Sellin (11/8/02)

Coming and Going: Time and Motion in the Paintings of Caren Canier; essay by Katherine French (10/11/02)

Elie Nadelman: Sculptor of Modern Life (10/8/02)

"The Only Miss Beaux": Photographs of Cecilia Beaux and her Circle; essay by Cheryl Leibold (9/2/02)

Drawing Attention: Joyce Treiman on Paper (8/27/02)

Drawing Attention: Joyce Treiman on Paper; essay by Michael Duncan (8/27/02)

Aimée Ernesta and Eliza Cecilia: Two Sisters, Two Choices; essay by Tara Leigh Tappert (7/25/02)

"The Greatest Woman Painter": Cecilia Beaux, Mary Cassatt, and Issues of Female Fame; essay by Nancy Mowll Mathews (5/30/02)

Claes Oldenburg/Coosje van Bruggen Drawings (5/30/02)

"The Delicious Character of Youth": Harold and Mildred Colton; essay by Sylvia Yount (5/28/02)

Sabra Field: Abstract Realist (5/28/02)

Sandra Principe: Flowers as Messengers (5/28/02)

Gentle Modernist: The Art of Susan Watkins, 1875-1913 (5/25/02)

Between the Covers: An Artist Looks at the Sketchbooks of Cecilia Beaux; essay by Barbara Katus (5/22/02)

Cecilia Beaux: The Oil Sketch and Representationist Thought in the Philadelphia School of Painting; essay by Patrick Connors (5/14/02)

The Art of Lucy May Stanton (5/14/02)

Marsha Skinner Landscape Drawings, with interpretive essay by David L. Witt (5/6/02)

Emily Lansingh Muir (4/11/02)

Mary Frank, born 1933, Striding Woman, 1986; essay by Hollister Sturges (2/22/02)

Cassatt and Duncanson Paintings Acquired by MFAH (2/11/02)

Ann Stewart Anderson: Mythic Women (2/8/02)

Isabel Bishop, 1902-1988, At the Noon Hour, c. 1936; essay by Gloria Russell (12/28/01)

Dulah Marie Evans (Dulah Evans Krehbiel) 1875-1951: American Painter, Illustrator and Printmaker; essay by Jane Meyer (12/3/01)

Aerial Muse: The Art of Yvonne Jacquette (11/20/01)

Helen Farnsworth Mears, essay segment by Laurel Spenser Forsythe (10/26/01)

Emily Groom; essay segment by Mary Poser, assisted in research and documentation by Elizabeth Groom and Helen Johnston (10/26/01)

Jessie Kalmbach Chase, essay segment by Deborah Rosenthal (10/26/01)

Elsa Ulbricht: A Career in Art; essay by Peter C. Merrill (10/19/01)

Alice Neel (1900-1984) at the Denver Art Museum (9/27/01)

Betty Harrington Macdonald, essay by Jann Haynes Gilmore (9/20/01)

Small Bronzes by Harriet Whitney Frishmuth (1880 - 1980) (9/18/01)

Penelope Harris, essay by Bill Scott (9/13/01)

Susan Macdowell Eakins (9/1/01)

An Unstill Life: S.C. Yuan / Paintings, essay by Kathleen Moodie (8/28/01)

How-To: The Paintings of Deborah Oropallo (8/27/01)

Harmonies and Contrasts: The Art of Marguerite and William Zorach (8/16/01)

Carr, O'Keeffe, Kahlo: Places of Their Own; "The Women Who Rode Away: Carr, O'Keeffe, and Kahlo" article by Christopher Merrill (8/6/01)

Text from "Partners in Illusion - Alberta Binford and William J. McCloskey" by Nancy Dustin Wall Moure (7/31/01)

Celebration of Life: The Art of Sandra Bierman (6/28/01)

Marguerite S. Pearson (1898-1978) by Patricia Jobe Pierce

Esther Bubley: American Photo-Journalist (6/23/01)

Contemporary Realism: Bettie and Samuel Roberts (6/2/01)

Simple Pleasures: The Art of Martha Cahoon, including essay by Cindy Nickerson (6/1/01)

Anne Carleton by Patricia Jobe Pierce 1878-1968 (5/18/01)

O'Keeffe's O'Keeffes: The Artist's Collection (5/11/01)

Georgia O'Keeffe in Williamsburg: A Re-Creation of the Artist's First Public Exhibition in the South (5/8/01)

Janet Rickus: Still Lifes 1993-2001 (5/8/01)

Frank Duveneck & Elizabeth Boott Duveneck: An American Romance, by Carol M. Osborne (4/29/01)

Grandma Moses in the 21st Century (4/24/01)

Ellen Wagener (4/10/01)

Heightened Realities: The Monotypes of Ruth Weisberg (3/21/01)

Disturbing Allegories: New Graphics by Kara Walker (3/20/01)

Zelda: By Herself - The Art of Zelda Fitzgerald (3/15/01)

Elie Nadelman: Classical Folk (3/8/01)

Grandma Moses in the 21st Century (3/7/01)

Lisa Egeli and Rose Weinstock at Arts Club of Washington (2/14/01)

Lorie Novak: Photographs, 1983-2000 (2/12/01)

Carmen Lomas Garza: A Retrospective (1/11/01)

Nana Lampton: Travel Sketches and Paintings (1/10/01)

Parasols and Palmettos: The Art of Mary Lane McMillan (1/8/01)

The Fanciful World of Helen DuPré Moseley (1/3/01)

Dorothea Tanning: Birthday and Beyond (12/18/00)

Alice Neel at the Philadelphia Museum of Art (12/18/00)

Unexpected Beauty: The Paintings of Stephanie Sanchez (12/11/00)

Born Newporters: Documentary Portraits (12/4/00)

Star-Spangled Presidents: Portraits by Liza Lou (12/4/00)

Dorothea Lange: Human Documents (11/9/00)

Lyanne Malamed: Paintings and Drawings (11/9/00)

Helen Sampson and Annina Luck (10/31/00)

Mabel Alvarez (1891-1985) at Mission San Juan Capistrano (10/31/00)

Making Spirits Bright: The World of Jayne Shelley-Pierce (10/21/00

Joan Fitzsimmons: Introduction to Landscape (10/17/00)

Uta Barth: In Between Places (10/9/00)

The Secret World of Celia Reisman (10/1/00)

Palette Impressions: The Art of Helen Brewer (10/1/00)

Louise Dahl-Wolfe: The American Image (9/22/00)

Couples: Photographs by Mariana Cook (9/22/00)

Hal Golden and Lori Zamansky (9/13/00)

Body of Evidence: Art Quilts by Judy Zoelzer Levine (9/13/00)

Lorraine Peltz/Pink Works: Selected Paintings 1994 - 2000 (9/6/00)

The Story Quilts of Faith Ringgold (8/29/00)

Shelley Jordon: Revealing Beauty (8/26/00)

The Thrill of Excellence and Eleanor Iselin Wade: Artist and Horsewoman (8/14/00)

The Drawings and Etchings of Helen Loggie (8/9/00)

Gretchen Caracas: Landscape and Memory (8/9/00)

Eleanor Simmons (8/9/00)

Inside/Out: The World of Sheila Miles (8/1/00)

Suzanne Chamlin: Recent Paintings and Drawings (7/20/00)

Marie Hull, Home and Abroad: Works from the Mississippi Museum of Art (6/28/00)

Barbara Kruger (6/23/00)

The Art of Alice Neel (6/23/00)

Barbara Chiminello: American Artist (6/23/00)

Creations of Clay ... the sculptures of Monika Hesse (6/17/00)

Loving Life: Recent Paintings by Marge Keary (6/15/00)

Paintings and Drawings by Ethel Denton Groos (6/14/00)

Representations: A New Work by Joan Lyons (6/9/00)

Mary Frank: Encounters (6/5/00)

Anna Zappoli Jenkins (6/2/00)

Elen Feinberg: A Decade of Light (5/30/00)

Teresita Fernández at SITE Santa Fe (5/28/00)

The Art of Trio Plus: Nancy Arroyo, Lesia Beard, Marion Geeding and Annie Starkey (5/25/00)

Susan Kingsley: Postmodern Alchemy (5/19/00)

The Pastel Painters Society of Cape Cod: Signature 2000 / The White Mountain Pastels of Mabel Williams (1870-1944) (5/15/00)

Temporary Contemporary: Recent Landscapes by Sally Mann (5/8/00)

Alexa Kleinbard: Talking Leaves (5/8/00)

The Beauty of the Outdoors: The Art of Melvin Redburn (5/6/00)

Joyce Scott: Kickin' It with the Old Masters at the Baltimore Museum of Art (5/4/00)

O'Keeffe on Paper (4/19/00)

Mary Ellen Mark: Photographs (4/16/00)

Chalita Brossett Robinson - Walls and Windows and Wings (4/14/00)

Linda McCartney's Sixties: Portrait of an Era (4/3/00)

Rare Fusion: Susan Rankaitis (4/2/00)

The Art of Nellie Mae Rowe: Ninety-Nine and a Half Won't Do (4/1/00)

My Life with My Camera: Joan Liffring-Zug Bourret (4/1/00)

Sally Mann Photography (3/30/00)

Marguerite Lyons: Every Day Wonders (3/21/00)

Nadine Zanow: Recent Paintings (3/8/00)

New Frontiers #4: elin o'Hara slavick (3/3/00)

Miriam Schapiro: Work on Paper - A 30-Year Retrospective (2/27/00)

Carrie Mae Weems: The Hampton Project (2/22/00)

Lisa Zwerling: Primitive Lives (2/21/00)

Barbara Rogers Dreaming of Eden: Meditations on the Garden (2/21/00)

Georgia O'Keeffe: Six Decades of Landscapes and Life (1/19/00)

Barbara J. Zucker: The Topiary Series - Form and Shadow (1/15/00)

Altars & Icons: Installation/Sculpture by Cristina Emmanuel and Nancy Josephson (1/12/00)


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