The Getty Museum recently acquired Lucretia, a newly discovered painting by Artemisia Gentileschi—arguably the most famous Italian woman painter of the 17th century. In this panel discussion, four leading experts on the work of Artemisia Gentileschi focus on the discovery of new documents and the emergence of unknown paintings over the last 20 year...

When: Thursday, 13 May 2021 at 6:00 pm - Organized by IIC Los Angeles in collaboration with Getty Center. Registration required. REGISTER HERE Following the acquisition of a major painting by Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-post 1654), the most famous woman painter of the Seventeenth Century Italy, Davide Gasparotto, Senior Curator of Paintings at the...

You will find the spirit of Caesar in the soul of a woman.” —Artemisia Gentileschi, 1649 IN Fredericksburg today, one can find many women artists who work in every media: painting, sculpture, printmaking, and ceramics, but also paper and book arts, mosaic, jewelry, weaving and textiles, photography, neon, video, and calligraphy, as well as architec...

March 7 @ 4:30 pm-6:00 pm EST. Virtual webinar. This presentation is free to the public. Event presentation by Erika Caturegli. Registration is required, here. Organizer: Dante Alighieri Society of Michigan. As March is internationally recognized as a month to remember and celebrate women’s rights, this Caffè Cultura will focus on an important arti...

WHEN: March 8, 2021 at 12:30 PM (ET) - WHERE: Zoom Webinar - EVENT LANGUAGE: English When Michelangelo the Younger commissioned a 5-month pregnant Artemisia Gentileschi to paint the Allegory of Inclination on Casa Buonarroti’s ceiling, the fee was three times that of her male counterparts. Her allegorical depiction represented just one of many 'vir...

The story of Susanna and the Elders, related in the Book of Daniel, was a popular subject for artists in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries, and no wonder. Susanna, a virtuous, beautiful young woman, is bathing in her garden while two older men spy on her. The men suddenly accost her and demand that she submit to rape; if she resists, they war...

Just as some books and films about Vincent van Gogh call him “Vincent,” responding in a very personal way to his art, so the title of this show devoted to Artemisia Gentileschi (1593–1654 or later) identifies her as a feminist hero by using just her first name. As the catalogue exhibition essay by Francesco Solinas says, she was a famously “strong...

Happy Birthday Artemisia Gentileschi!!! Google today celebrates the 427th birthday of Artemisia Gentileschi, the great Italian Baroque painter, who is now considered one of the most accomplished seventeenth-century artists working in the dramatic style of Caravaggio. Google dedicates a very captivating artistic doodle on her 427th birthday. Artemis...

Ahead of the first major UK exhibition of the work of Artemisia Gentileschi, a London conservation studio has unveiled a painting newly attributed to this best-known female artist of the Italian Baroque. The large oil on canvas depicts David and Goliath, a favourite Biblical subject for both Artemisia (1593-around 1654) and her father, Orazio Genti...

A one-of-a-kind art exhibit will open at the Kimbell in Fort Worth next month. It will feature more than 40 late Renaissance/Baroque masterpieces from the Museo di Capodimonte in Naples, including “Antea” by Parmigianino and the ravishing ”Danaë” painted by Titian for the pope’s grandson, Cardinal Alessandro Farnese; Annibale Carracci’s “Pietà“ and...