From 1971: Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? by Linda Nochlin / ARTnews
A banner for Women’s Lib could be Artemisia Gentileschi’s Judith Beheading Holofernes, one of this Roman painter’s favorite subject. This version dates ca. 1614–20, shortly after the scandal of her alleged promiscuous relations with her teacher.
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Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists?
A version of this story originally appeared in the January 1971 issue of ARTnews.
Implications of the Women’s Lib movement for art history and for the contemporary art scene—or, silly questions deserve long answers; followed by eight replies.
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