That’s not because women “aren’t as good” at art. The truth is that throughout most of human history, women were oppressed, subjugated, and regaled to the home, where they were unable to participate in artistic endeavors.
Today, in honor of women’s history month, we celebrate these female artists, past and present, who have either impacted our cultural attitudes towards art or who are becoming famed artists as we speak!
Frida Khalo was a Mexican artist best known for her self-portraits that often contained surrealist images alongside the realistic portrait. She was the first Mexican artist ever featured in the Louvre’s collection.