Women’s History Month 2022
In 2016 the National Museum of Women in the Arts created the #5WomenArtists challenge in honor of Women’s History Month. Since its inception, we have shared 5 women artists that are connected to the rich history of the Art Students League.
We begin this year with a double feature of League artists Yayoi Kusama and Georgia O’Keeffe. They studied at the League generations apart (1958 and 1907 respectively) but in 1955, while she was still in Japan, Kusama wrote a letter to the well-established O’Keeffe.
The correspondence changed Kusama’s life and helped her to decide to move to NYC and take classes at The League. Read the letters and the here: https://www.dailyartmagazine.com/yayoi-kusama-and-georgia-okeeffe/
Can you name 5 Women Artists? Prove it in the comments now! 😉