Spanning paintings, furniture and ceramics, Mary Heilmann’s contribution to contemporary art needn’t be overlooked. Born in San Francisco in 1940, Heilmann made work and a living as an artist during a time when women artists were mostly ignored and has been called “one of the most important abstract painters of her generation.” Read more here.
One of the best parts of being an ethical clothing company is connecting with other like-minded women. Last week, we had the pleasure of hanging with two fantastic woman: Chandra Fox of These Native Goods and Jamie Barker of Wallace & James. Learn more here.
We had the pleasure last month of sitting down with our friend and artist Lila de Magalhaes for some laughs (always laughs with Lila) and questions about life. See/read the full interview with this beautiful woman here.
Alice Neel was one of the great American painters of the twentieth century. She was also a pioneer among women artists. A painter of people, landscape and still life, Neel was never fashionable or in step with avant-garde movements. Sympathetic to the expressionist spirit of northern Europe and Scandinavia and to the darker arts of Spanish painting, she painted in a style and with an approach distinctively her own.
Claire Zeisler was an artist and art collector who helped transform the two-dimensional craft of weaving into the three-dimensional medium called fiber art during the mid-to-late twentieth century. Learn more about this Sugar Candy Mountain inspiration here.