List of 20th-century women artists

This is a partial list of 20th-century women artists, sorted alphabetically by decade of birth. These artists are known for creating artworks that are primarily visual in nature, in traditional media such as painting, sculpture, photography, printmaking, ceramics as well as in more recently developed genres, such as installation art, performance art, conceptual art, digital art and video art.

The list covers artists born from 1870 through 1969. For later births see List of 21st-century women artists.

Before 1870 edit

Mary Cassatt Self-portrait, c. 1878, gouache on paper, 23 5/8 × 16 3/16 in., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York
Hilma af Klint, The Ten Largest nr 3, Youth, Group 4, 1907
Käthe Kollwitz, Woman with Dead Child, 1903 etching
Suzanne Valadon, The Bath, 1908, pastel. 60×49 cm., Museum of Grenoble, France
Lilla Cabot Perry, Self Portrait, 1892
Romaine Brooks, Miss Natalie Barney, "L'Amazone" (1920)

1870–1879 edit

Paula Modersohn-Becker, Self-Portrait, 1906
Gwen John, Vase of Flowers, n.d. (ca. 1910s)

1880–1889 edit

Marie Laurencin, 1913, Le Bal élégant, La Danse à la campagne
Sonia Delaunay, The last section of La prose du Transsibérien et de la Petite Jehanne de France, 1913
Georgia O'Keeffe, Blue and Green Music, 1921
Natalia Goncharova, Self-portrait, 1907

1890–1899 edit

Amedeo Modigliani, Portrait of Jeanne Hébuterne, 1918
Jeanne Hébuterne,Self portrait, 1916
Nazareth, ca 1925, by Palestinian photographer Karimeh Abbud

1900–1909 edit

Bernarda Bryson Shahn, Resettlement Administration poster, c. 1935–1937
Milena Pavlović-Barili, Hot Pink with Cool Grey, 1940
Andree Rexroth – Composition, ca. 1935-1943

1910–1919 edit

Louise Bourgeois, Maman, Bilbao, Spain

1920–1929 edit

1930–1939 edit

1940–1949 edit

1950–1959 edit

1960–1969 edit

The list ends with artists born in 1969. For later births see List of 21st-century women artists.

See also edit

References edit

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