Born September 14~ Okuhara Seiko

Okuhara Seiko (September 14, 1837-1913) was a celebrated artist. She also founded a private school and was one of a few female instructors of Chinese poetry, calligraphy, and literati* painting during the early modern period in Japan.
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Bird Perched upon a Branch, from which a Red Morning-Glory Hangs by Okuhara Seiko
c.1900-1912 / Color woodcut / 9-1/2″x10″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

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Born August 25~ Dorothea Tanning

Dorothea Margaret Tanning (August 25, 1910-January 31, 2012) was an American illustrator, painter, printmaker, sculptor, set and costume designer, writer, and poet.
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Portrait de Famille (Family Portrait) by Dorothea Tanning
1954 / Oil on canvas / 39-3/8″x31-7/8″ / Musée National d’Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris

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Born August 19~ Florine Stettheimer

Florine Stettheimer (August 19, 1871-May 11, 1944) was an American modernist painter, feminist, theatrical designer, poet, and salonnière.
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Portrait of Alfred Stieglitz by Florine Stettheimer
1928 / Oil on canvas / 38″ 26-1/4″ / Alfred Stieglitz Collection, Co-owned by Fisk University, Nashville, Tennessee, and Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, Bentonville, Arkansas

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Born August 5~ Irene Rice Pereira

Irene Rice Pereira (August 5, 1902-January 11, 1971) was an American abstract artist, poet, and philosopher.
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Toward Radiant Powers by Irene Rice Pereira
1971 / Oil on canvas / Dimensions? / Lucy Scribner Library, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY

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Born July 20~ Anne Ryan

Anne Ryan (July 20, 1889-April 18, 1954) was a writer, painter, printmaker, and collagist who belonged to the early generation of New York School Abstract Expressionist artists.
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Collage, 353 by Anne Ryan
1949 / Cut-and-pasted colored paper, cloth, and string on paper / 7-1/2″x6-7/8″ / MoMA, NYC

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Born June 26~ Barbara Chase-Riboud

Barbara Chase-Riboud (born June 26, 1939) is an American visual artist and sculptor, bestselling novelist, and award-winning poet.
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Akhmatova’s Monument by Barbara Chase-Riboud
1995 / Color offset lithograph, edition of 100; design for unrealized sculpture / 30″ x 22″ / Brandywine Workshop and Archives

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Born June 8~ Alice Rahon

Alice Rahon (June 8, 1904-September 1987) was a French/Mexican poet and artist whose work combined pared-down figuration and materials including sand, string, and pulverized volcanic rock.
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Self-Portrait with Autobiography by Alice Rahon
1948 / Oil and sand on canvas / 28″x22″ / Art Institute of Chicago, IL

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Born May 18~ Isabel Villaseñor

Isabel ‘Chabela’ Villaseñor (May 18, 1909-March 13, 1953) was a noted post-revolutionary Mexican sculptor, printmaker, painter, poet, and songwriter.
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Untitled (Woman resting her chin on her hand) by Isabel Villaseñor
ND / Woodcut on transparent paper / Image: 11″x8-1/4″ / Los Angeles County Museum of Art, LA, CA

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Born April 28~ Na Hye-sok

Na Hye-Sok (April 28, 1896-December 10, 1948) was a pioneering Korean feminist poet, writer, painter, educator, and journalist. She is considered the first professional female painter in Korea.
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Peonies at Hwaryeongjeon by Na Hye-sok
1935 / Oil / 13-2/5″x9-2/5″ / Ho-Am Art Museum, per Google

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Poetry as translated by Tanya Ko Hong

Born April 7~ Sister Gertrude Morgan

Sister Gertrude Morgan (April 7, 1900-July 8, 1980) was a self-taught African-American artist, musician, poet, and preacher.
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New Jerusalem by Sister Gertrude Morgan
N.D. / Acrylic and ink on pieced card / 6 3/4″x7 3/4″ / Private collection

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