Born December 25~ Louise Bourgeois

Louise Bourgeois (December 25, 1911-May 31, 2010) was a French-American artist. She created sculpture, installation art, drawings, and prints, but is probably best known for her spider-like Maman sculptures.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Louise_Bourgeois

Pinus Sylvestris by Louise Bourgeois / 1943 / Image: 5-1/2″x4″
Artist’s personal holiday card printed at commercial shop / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Louise Bourgeois on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/louise-bourgeois/

Further reading:
https://atelier17.christinaweyl.com/artist-biographies/louise-bourgeois/
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/features/louise-bourgeois-learning-resource
https://galeriemagazine.com/louise-bourgeois-drawings-under-the-spotlight/
https://www.moma.org/s/lb/curated_lb/about/chronology.html

Born December 10~ Elizabeth Olds

Elizabeth Olds (December 10, 1896-March 4, 1991) was an American artist known for her work in developing silkscreen as a fine arts medium. She was also a painter, illustrator, and author of children’s books.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elizabeth_Olds

Me and Her by Elizabeth Olds
c.1940-1970 / Screenprint on paper / 17″x13″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Elizabeth Olds on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/elizabeth-olds/

Further reading:
https://www.gf.org/fellows/all-fellows/elizabeth-olds/
https://www.annexgalleries.com/artists/biography/1781/Olds/Elizabeth
http://thefancifullobster.blogspot.com/2018/01/printmakers-you-should-know-elizabeth.html

Born November 19~ Lili Réthi

Lili Réthi (November 19, 1894-1969) was an Austrian-born American artist and illustrator. Her best-known work is probably her documentation of the construction of the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge in New York.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lili_R%C3%A9thi

Construction of the Verrazano Narrows Bridge by Lili Réthi
1964 / Etching on paper, edition of 250 / Image: 12-1/2”x9″ / Private collection

Lili Réthi on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/lili-rethi/

Further reading:
https://collection.cooperhewitt.org/people/420557023/bio
https://www.mta.info/news/2013/10/09/artist-and-bridge
http://www.meltonpriorinstitut.org/pages/textarchive.php5?view=text&ID=76&language=English#

“A Little Spinster Deftly Tucks Great Bridge Into Sketchbook”:
https://www.nytimes.com/1964/05/05/archives/a-little-spinster-deftly-tucks-great-bridge-into-sketchbook.html

Born November 16~ Alice Trumbull Mason

Alice Trumbull Mason (November 16, 1904-June 28, 1971) was a pioneering abstract painter and printmaker, and a founding member of the American Abstract Artists organization.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Alice_Mason

Meanderthal Roturns by Alice Trumbull Mason
1947 / Etching and aquatint / Image: 15-5/8″x9-5/8″ / MoMA, NYC

Alice Trumbull Mason on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/alice-trumbull-mason/

Further reading:
https://americanart.si.edu/artist/alice-trumbull-mason-3151
https://alicetrumbullmason.org/biography/
https://lithub.com/on-unjustly-forgotten-american-abstract-expressionist-alice-trumbull-mason/

Born November 14~ Elisabeth Frink

Dame Elisabeth Jean Frink CH DBE RA (November 14, 1930-April 18, 1993) was an English sculptor and printmaker whose range of subject matter included humans, birds, animals, and religious figures.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisabeth_Frink

Water Buffalo by Elisabeth Frink
1984 / Lithograph / 16″x23″ / Private collections

Horse in the Rain IV by Elisabeth Frink
c.1984 / Bronze / 17″ long / Private collection

Elisabeth Frink on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/elisabeth-frink/

Further reading:
https://www.thethurlows.org.uk/little-thurlow-2000/dame-elisabeth-and-the-frinks/
https://www.christies.com/features/Collecting-Guide-Elisabeth-Frink-9909-1.aspx
https://www.theartnewspaper.com/2020/05/14/while-in-lockdown-uks-sainsbury-centre-acquires-major-works-by-sculptor-elisabeth-frink

Born November 13~ Norbertine Bresslern-Roth

Norbertine von Bresslern-Roth (November 13, 1891-November 30, 1978) was an Austrian artist known for her dynamic paintings and prints of animals.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Norbertine_Bresslern-Roth

Wolves in a Winter Landscape by Norbertine Bresslern-Roth
Early 20th century / Color Linocut / 8-3/4″x8-1/8″ / Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, CA

Norbertine Bresslern-Roth on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/norbertine-bresslern-roth/

Further reading:
https://www.annexgalleries.com/artists/biography/272/Bresslern-Roth/Norbertine
https://arthur.io/art/norbertine-bresslern-roth?crtr=1
https://elhurgador-blogspot-com.translate.goog/2018/05/norbertine-bresslern-roth-pintura.html?_x_tr_sl=es&_x_tr_tl=en&_x_tr_hl=en&_x_tr_pto=nui,sc

 

Born November 10~ Lou Albert-Lasard

Lou Albert-Lasard (November 10, 1885-July 21, 1969) was a Franco-German Expressionist artist. During her lifetime she created drawings, etchings, watercolors, and oil paintings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Albert-Lasard

Backyard in Paris by Lou Albert-Lasard
ND / Oil on canvas / 25-5/8″x21-1/4″ / Private collection

Lou Albert-Lasard on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/lou-lazar-albert-lazard/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/lou-albert-lasard/
“The Hidden Museum”, Germany, Google translation: https://bit.ly/3qlIPwQ
Wiener Zeitung, Republic of Austria, Google translation: https://bit.ly/3mVqPHb

Born November 1~ Margaret Taylor-Burroughs

Margaret Taylor-Burroughs (November 1, 1915-November 21, 2010) was an American visual artist, writer, poet, educator, and arts organizer. She co-founded what is now the DuSable Museum of African American History.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Margaret_Taylor-Burroughs

Family by Margaret Taylor-Burroughs
1963 / Linocut on Japanese paper / 19″x15″ / Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Margaret Taylor-Burroughs on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/margaret-taylor-goss-burroughs/

Further reading:
http://www.margaretburroughs.com/biography/
https://www.dusablemuseum.org/exhibition/south-side-stories/
https://www.poetryfoundation.org/poets/margaret-burroughs

Born October 31~ Marie Laurencin

Marie Laurencin (October 31, 1883-June 8, 1956) was a French painter, printmaker, illustrator, and stage designer. Although influenced by cubism and fauvism, she developed her own delicate approach.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marie_Laurencin

Perfect Little Girls by Marie Laurencin
1913 / Oil on panel / 21″x16-1/2″ / Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA

Marie Laurencin on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/marie-laurencin/

Further reading:
https://rehs.com/eng/default-19th20th-century-artist-bio-page/?fl_builder&artist_no=412&sold=1

https://artuk.org/discover/stories/marie-laurencin-the-avant-gardist-who-painted-coco-chanel
https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-marie-laurencin-queen-avant-garde-paris-misunderstood-decades

Born October 25~ Vija Celmins

Vija Celmins (born October 25, 1938) is a Latvian American artist, sculptor, and printmaker best known for her photo-based drawings and paintings.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vija_Celmins

Letter by Vija Celmins / 1968
Collage and graphite on acrylic ground on paper / 13-1/4″x18-1/8″ / Matthew Marks Gallery, NY & LA

Vija Celmins on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/vija-celmins/

Further reading:
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/vija-celmins/
https://www.tate.org.uk/art/artists/vija-celmins-2731/explore-art-vija-celmins
https://www.nationalgalleries.org/art-and-artists/features/vija-celmins-learning-resource