ARTmonday: 37 Portraits In Celebration of Women

With the elections tomorrow, and so much of the talk centering around the rights of women, I thought I thought it would be nice to post a medley of portraits that showcase women’s strength, beauty, and femininity over the last century or so.

Amedeo Modigliani  Young Red Head in an Evening Dress, 1918

Salvador Dalí  Woman at the Window at Figueres, 1926


Terry Richardson for Purple Magazine

Stephen Poling  No Shoes, 2008

Ray Cesear  Mourning Glory, 2008

Richard Diebenkorn  Sleeping Woman, 1961

Ramon Casas i Carbó (1866-1932)  Preparing the Bath

Tony Vevers

John Currin   Rachel in Fur, 2002

Ogura Yuki  Bathing Women, 1938

Jared Katz  Untitled, 2009

Michael Carson

Sidney Simon (1917-1997)  The Red Bathrobe

Frida Kahlo Portrait of a Woman in White, ca. 1929

Eugenia Bazarovaw  Liza Kotova, 2012

Jan Sluijters  Rob and Liesje in the Bathroom, 1949

Jordan Sullivan

Hope Gangloff

Mary Ellen Strom  Nude No. 4, Andrea-Hendrickson, ca. 2010

Alessandro Gottardo

Milton Avery  Sunday Morning, 1962

Henri Matisse  The French Window at Nice, 1919

Elizabeth Peyton, L.A. (E.P.), 2004

Elizabeth Mayville  Top Knot

Elisa Johns  Marie at Tea, ca. 2006

Olef Hajek

Edward Hopper  Morning Sun, 1952

Joyce Tenneson

Balthasar Klossowski (Balthus)  Alice dans le miroir, 1933

Annie Leibovitz, Gwyneth Paltrow and Mother Blythe Danner

Derek Lam 10 Crosby Street

Inslee Haynes

Billy Nava  Ming Xi for Glass Magazine, 2012

Claire Elsaesser Three

Andres Marroquin


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Marni Elyse Katz is a design writer and editor who lives in Boston and Cape Cod with her husband, two sons, and a cat. She blogs about design at

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