HomeLatest ThreadsGreatest ThreadsForums & GroupsMy SubscriptionsMy Posts
DU Home » Latest Threads » Forums & Groups » Main » General Discussion (Forum) » Great article about the w...

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 12:03 PM

Great article about the wonderful Artemisia Gentileschi, a woman artist in the Baroque era

when woman artists were few. She was the daughter of an artist who was a friend of Caravaggio.
I did one of my art essays on her a while back.

https://www.theguardian.com/artanddesign/2016/oct/05/artemisia-gentileshi-painter-beyond-caravaggio

5 replies, 343 views

Reply to this thread

Back to top Alert abuse

Always highlight: 10 newest replies | Replies posted after I mark a forum
Replies to this discussion thread
Arrow 5 replies Author Time Post
Reply Great article about the wonderful Artemisia Gentileschi, a woman artist in the Baroque era (Original post)
CTyankee Feb 2018 OP
hunter Feb 2018 #1
eppur_se_muova Feb 2018 #2
RandomAccess Feb 2018 #3
smirkymonkey Feb 2018 #4
malaise Feb 2018 #5

Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 01:53 PM

1. This story could be a TV drama set in modern times.

It is a rare example of a woman in the pre-modern era taking a stance against the oppression that was just part of day-to-day life.


Oppression is still just a part of day-to-day life for too many women.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 02:01 PM

2. I assume this was triggered by the thread about the Judith & Holofernes theme in art ....

https://www.democraticunderground.com/?com=view_post&forum=1002&pid=10223877

Of all the paintings in that thread, hers was the only one I had seen before. Understandable, since it was in many ways the best.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 02:10 PM

3. So timely, too

 

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 04:05 PM

4. I saw a movie based upon her life a number of years ago.

It was quite good. The title was simply "Artemesia". I had never heard of her before that but I believe she was the first female artist to be considered a master.

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink


Response to CTyankee (Original post)

Tue Feb 13, 2018, 04:18 PM

5. Thanks

K & R

Reply to this post

Back to top Alert abuse Link here Permalink

Reply to this thread