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34 years ago today, Susan Seddon Boulet’s Shaman: The Paintings of Susan Seddon Boulet was published. Evoking the essences of spiritual shamans, the book showcases Susan’s eye for the mystical with its intricate use of colors and arresting depictions of men, women, and beasts.
Born in Brazil in 1941, Susan’s early childhood was spent on a citrus ranch managed by her father.… read more.
Four years ago today was the opening of Blumenbomben, an exhibition in Germany featuring the bright and ethereal paintings of the one and only L.C. Armstrong!
L.C. Armstrong is an American painter and sculptor known for her mystical landscapes, vivid colors, and dazzling florals. Though born in Tennessee, L.C.… read more.
One year ago today was the opening of artist Grace Athena Flott’s exhibition Exposure Therapy. This exhibition offered an intimate, empathetic, and new glimpse at the human body. The gentle nature of Grace’s portrayal of her subjects, as well as the soft brushstrokes and colors, perfectly exemplify Grace’s style.… read more.
Eight years ago today was the opening of Rosalind Wise’s Wetlands and Wilds exhibition. This collection depicted the soft green and blue hues and abundant vegetation of the wetland wildlife reserve in Slimbridge, England. This exhibition is the perfect representation of Rosalind Wise’s work, which is inspired by the wild and untamed yet beautiful natural world. … read more.
2 years ago today, Lorraine O’Grady’s Both/And exhibition opened at the Brooklyn Museum. A retrospective of twelve major projects from Lorraine’s career, the exhibition highlighted the incredible achievements of Lorraine’s lifetime and celebrated her radical both/and philosophy.
Lorraine’s artistic career began with a persona: Mlle Bourgeoise Noire (translated to “Miss Black Middle Class”).… read more.
On the anniversary of the death of Alma Thomas – and to continue honoring Black female artists during Black History Month – today we’re celebrating the beautiful life of this highly influential painter.
Alma Thomas was known for her vivid colors and expressive shapes that represented the beauty of nature.… read more.