On this episode our hosts discuss living legend Faith Ringgold. Despite the discrimination and discouragement Ringgold experienced, she managed to teach, raise two children, be an activist, and create lasting art that is still relevant today. Her amazing works illustrate the realities of racism, sexism, and celebrate women, African-Americans, and their experiences.
This week our hosts discuss the quiet and serene but still badass Japanese artist Shoen Uemura. Working in the Nihonga style of traditional Japanese techniques and materials, Uemura created some truly beautiful pieces during a tumultuous time in history.
Leonora Carrington was an artist of the surrealist movement and accomplished author. Our hosts Clariza and Rebecca discuss her life and work and what a badass weirdo she was.
This week Clariza and Rebecca discuss the life and work of Jeanne Mammen, an illustrator and painter working in Berlin during both WWII and the building on the Berlin Wall. An ally of the downtrodden, notorious recluse, and absolute badass.
In this episode Rebecca and Clariza talk about the fascinating career of Lygia Pape. Even under an oppressive government, Pape was a visionary and willing to learn from her community and grow. And she just loved a good square.
This week Rebecca and Clariza discuss the short and impressive life of Ana Mendieta. She was a passionate and talented woman who’s prolific career was cut short.
In this episode Clariza and Rebecca discuss the long life and diverse career of Lois Mailou Jones. She was a pioneering powerhouse that was never afraid to evolve, and just so damn talented.
On this episode Clariza and Rebecca talk about Sophie Calle and what a badass snoop she is! We discuss a handful of her major works and how much we all want to be loved.
For our first episode we discuss O’Keeffe, the woman, the myth, the legend.