Women’s History Month in Visual Arts~ March 25

The Enchanted Owl by Kenojuak Ashevak

1960 / Stone cut on paper / 21 1/8”x26” / Various collections, including Brooklyn Museum, NYC

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See also: March 25~ Women’s History Month in visual arts
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/03/25/march-25-womens-history-month-in-visual-arts/

Women’s History Month in Visual Arts~ March 22

Untitled from Graphic Objects (Objetos gráficos) by Mira Schendel

1967 / Graphite, transfer type, and oil on paper between
transparent acrylic sheets with transfer type / 39 5/16”x39 5/16”x3/8” / MoMA, NYC

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See also: March 22~ Women’s History Month in visual arts
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/03/22/march-22-womens-history-month-in-visual-arts/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 26

Radiation Explorations 8 by Mildred Thompson

1994 / Oil on canvas / 87 1/2”x110 1/8” / ©The Mildred Thompson Estate/Galerie Lelong & Co, NY

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See also: February 26~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/26/11289/

Black History Month in Visual Arts~ February 4

American Mixture of Ethiopian Race by Mary A. Bell

Before 1938 / Crayon on paper / 20 1/2”x15 1/2” / Carl Van Vechten papers,
Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale, New Haven, CT

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See also: February 4~ African-American visual artists
https://schristywolfe.com/2018/02/04/february-4-african-american-visual-artists/

January 3, 1496~ Leonardo unsuccessfully tests a flying machine [supposedly]

Atlantic Codex (Codex Atlanticus) by Leonardo da Vinci
(Top) f.858 recto   (Bottom) f.860 recto

c.1478-1480 / Pen and ink on paper / 12-volumes, 1,119 pp / Veneranda Biblioteca Ambrosiana, Milan, Italy

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Previous January 3 posts:

Winter~ January 3

Artist Birthday Quiz for 1/3~

December 18, 1271~ Kublai Khan issues imperial edict establishing the Yuan dynasty

Kublai Khan Hunting by Liu Guandao (or Liu Kuan-tao)

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1280 / Hanging scroll, ink and colors on silk / 72”x41” / National Palace Museum, Taiwan

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Previous December 18 posts:

December 18~ Animals in Art

Artist Birthday Quiz for 12/18~

November 29, 394~ Taejo of Joseon moves Korean capital to Hanyang (now Seoul)

Portrait of King Taejo of Joseon by
Jo Jung-muk, Park Gi-jun, Baek Eun-bae, Yu Suk

1872 / Hanging Scroll, ink and color on silk / 85 4/5”x59”
Royal Portrait Museum, Gyeonggijeon Shrine, Jeonju, South Korea

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Previous November 29 posts:

November 29~ Artists at their Easels

Artist Birthday Quiz for 11/29~

October 20, 1973~ Opening of the Sydney Opera House

Front Cover illustrating the Spherical Solution by Jørn Utzon

Back Cover indicating his inspirational sources by Jørn Utzon

1962 / 38 pages of plans, sections and elevations known as the Yellow Book
/ ©Utzon Archives / Aalborg University & Utzon Center

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Previous October 20 posts:

Autumn~ October 20

Artist Birthday Quiz for 10/20~