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ARH291: Intersectional Feminisms in American Art, 1900 to Present: Artist Info

Spring 2019, E. Silverman

Women Artist Databases

Feminist Art Base
Brooklyn Museum, Elizabeth A. Sackler Center for Feminist Art
An "online digital archive dedicated solely to feminist art ... offers profiles from some of the most prominent and promising contributors to feminist art from the 1960s to the present. Each profile includes multiple images, video and audio clips, short biographies, CVs, and 'Feminist Artist Statements.'" Information is supplied by the artists and updated regularly.

Clara: Database of Women Artists
Natuional Museum of Women in the Arts
"A unique interactive database containing authoritative information on 18,000 women visual artists of all time periods and nationalities ... drawn from the materials in NMWA's extensive Archives on Women Artists."

elles@centrepompidou
Centre Pompidou
Theme-based online modules (for example, autobiography, pioneers, domestic space) based on women artists represented in the museum's collections.

Biographical Dictionaries & Directories

Dictionaries, directories, and encyclopedias are a good place to find basic facts, images, and a bibliography of articles and reviews on established  artists. The sources below focus on modern and contemporary artists.