Born January 26~ Katarzyna Kobro

Katarzyna Kobro (January 26, 1898-February 21, 1951) was a sculptor, art theoretician, and educator.
Biography at Muzeum Sztuki w Łodzi: https://zasoby.msl.org.pl/martists/view/132

Abstract Sculpture (1) by Katarzyna Kobro
1924 / Wood, metal, glass, oil paints / 28 3/8″x6 7/8″x6 1/8″ / Muzeum Sztuki, Łódź, Poland

Katarzyna Kobro on Monoskop: https://monoskop.org/Katarzyna_Kobro

Further reading:
https://www.moma.org/interactives/exhibitions/2012/inventingabstraction/?work=112
https://culture.pl/en/artist/katarzyna-kobro
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/katarzyna-kobro/

Born January 16~ Gerta Overbeck

Gerta Overbeck was a painter, teacher, and a participant in the German New Objectivity movement
Biography on FemBio: https://www.fembio.org/english/biography.php/woman/biography/gerta-overbeck/

Six-day race Westfalenhalle Dortmund by Gerta Overbeck
1926 / Indian ink drawing on paper / 8 4/5″x11 1/4″
Museum for Art and Cultural History of the City of Dortmund, Germany

Gerta Overbeck on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/gerta-overbeck-schenk/

Further reading:
https://www.gseart.com/artist/gerta-overbeck-schenk/bio
https://www.widewalls.ch/magazine/gerta-overbeck
Google translation of “women / ruhr / history” site

National Native American Heritage Month~ November 9

Illustration by Angel DeCora for
Francis La Flesche’s book The Middle Five

1900 / Oil on canvas / No size available / Original held by J. Andrew Darling

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Paying Tribute to Smith’s First Known Native American Graduate
https://www.smith.edu/newssmith/fall2003/decora.php