The National Gallery Acquires Its First Painting by a Woman Since 1991

I guess this article (title verbatim from Hyperallergic) would be only mildly newsworthy unless you were a hysterical fan of Artemesia Gentileschi.  That would be me.  Artemisia was the wrong gender in 17th-century Florence so there are many who have not heard of this supremely under-rated painting prodigy.  She is fair game for an Event Horizon feature if I find a dearth of 21st century artists to showcase.

artemisia museum  artemisia self

artemisia judith



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