Unknown English Artist. Queen Elizabeth I ("The Coronation Portrait"). c. 1600. Oil on panel. National Portrait Gallery, London.
Thomas, Alma Woodsey. Iris, Tulips, Jonquils, and Crocuses. 1969. Acrylic on canvas. National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
Can’t-Wait Wednesday is a weekly meme hosted by Wishful Endings, that spotlights the upcoming releases that we can’t wait to read. It’s based on Waiting on Wednesday, hosted by Breaking the Spine. You can find out more here. This week I’m waiting on: The Five: The Untold Lives of the Women Killed by Jack the Ripper by Hallie... Continue Reading →
Gentileschi, Artemisia. Judith Beheading Holofernes. 1614-1620. Oil on canvas. National Museum of Capodimonte, Naples, Italy. (If interested, be sure to check out this quick read: "Artemisia Gentileschi: The Rape Survivor And Her Revenge")
This week has been almost unbearably brutal. I am heartbroken, exhausted, and also incandescent with rage. I know I'm not alone in those feelings. I wanted to shine a spotlight on an incredibly timely upcoming release: Good and Mad: The Revolutionary Power of Women's Anger by Rebecca Traister. Goodreads Synopsis: From Rebecca Traister, the New... Continue Reading →
Sherald, Amy. Former First Lady, Michelle Obama. 2018. Oil on linen. Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, Washington, D.C.
Morisot, Berthe. Young Woman at the Mirror. 1880. Oil on canvas. Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Here's some of the International Women's Day coverage I've been reading on the Internet this week: -Hello Giggles provided a helpful guide on How to Argue for Women's Rights Because, in 2018, We're Still Arguing -Over at The Cut, Rebecca Traister shines a spotlight on 10 Women Running for Political Office to Watch in... Continue Reading →