Born July 29~ Antonietta Raphaël

Antonietta Raphaël Mafai (July 29, 1895-September 5, 1975) was an Italian artist of Jewish heritage and Lithuanian birth who, with her husband Mario Mafai and two other artists, founded the 20th-century art movement Scuola Romana.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Antonietta_Raphael

Le Tre Sorelle by Antonietta Raphaël
1936 / Colored concrete / 37-2/5″x23-3/5″x21-3/4″ / La Galleria Nazionale, Rome, Italy

Antonietta Raphaël on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/antonietta-raphael/

Further reading:
https://jwa.org/encyclopedia/article/raphael-antonietta
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/antonietta-raphael-mafai/
https://artsandculture.google.com/story/antonietta-rapha%C3%ABl-mafai-memories-of-an-archaic-world/MwLySXpiYy24Kw

Born July 22~ Claire Falkenstein

Claire Falkenstein (July 22, 1908-October 23, 1997) was an American sculptor, painter, printmaker, jewelry designer, and teacher best known for her large-scale fusions of metal and melted glass.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Claire_Falkenstein

Conic by Claire Falkenstein
1959 / Brazed copper / 70″x38-1⁄2″x10-1⁄2″ / Smithsonian American Art Museum, DC

Claire Falkenstein on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/claire-falkenstein/

Further reading:
https://www.guggenheim-venice.it/en/art/artists/claire-falkenstein/
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste/claire-falkenstein/
https://worcester.emuseum.com/people/4982/claire-falkenstein;jsessionid=52B136A763FBCA646D9B3295C7965290/objects

Born July 9~ Concetta Scaravaglione

Concetta Maria Scaravaglione (July 9, 1900-September 4, 1975) was an American sculptor. In 1947 Scaravaglione won the Prix de Rome award from the American Academy in Rome, which made her the first woman to ever be awarded that honor.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Concetta_Scaravaglione

Railway Mail, 1862 by Concetta Scaravaglione
1936 / Aluminum / 4’1″x1’7″x1’1″ / Ariel Rios Federal Building, Washington, D.C.

Concetta Scaravaglione on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/concetta-scaravaglione/

Further reading:
https://americanart.si.edu/artist/concetta-scaravaglione-4284
https://www.vmfa.museum/piction/94061105-123111076/
https://www.nytimes.com/1975/09/06/archives/concetta-scaravaglione-is-dead-prizewinning-sculptor-was-75.html

Born July 4~ Edmonia Lewis

Edmonia Lewis (c.July 4, 1844-September 17, 1907) was a sculptor of African American and Native American heritage who was among the first black sculptors known to achieve international fame.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Edmonia_Lewis

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Edmonia Lewis
1872 / Marble / Height: 27″ / Walker Art Gallery, National Museums Liverpool, UK

Edmonia Lewis on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/edmonia-lewis/

Further reading:
https://www.nytimes.com/2018/07/25/obituaries/overlooked-edmonia-lewis-sculptor.html
https://hyperallergic.com/434881/edmonia-lewis-grave/
http://iraaa.museum.hamptonu.edu/page/Rare-Edmonia-Lewis-Photo-Discovered
https://artsandculture.google.com/exhibit/edmonia-lewis-smithsonian-american-art-museum/gQJi3NKm3VagLg?hl=en

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.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Barbara_Chase-Riboud

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

Barbara Chase-Riboud on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/barbara-chase-riboud/

Further reading:
https://www.blackpast.org/african-american-history/chase-riboud-barbara-1939/
https://awarewomenartists.com/en/artiste_prixaware/barbara-chase-riboud/
https://hyperallergic.com/430657/barbara-chase-riboud-malcom-x-sculptures-book/

Born June 21~ Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen

Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen (born Anne Marie Brodersen; June 21, 1863-February 22, 1945) was a Danish sculptor. She was married to the Danish composer Carl Nielsen.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anne_Marie_Carl-Nielsen

Havfrue (Mermaid) by Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen
1921 / Bronze / 30″x17″x33″ / Statens Museum for Kunst, Copenhagen, Denmark

Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/anne-marie-carl-nielsen/

Further reading:
https://www.glyptoteket.com/exhibition/amcn/
Google translation of article “The sculptor Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen and the ancient Greek art”
Danish artist Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen on NMWA~
https://nmwa.org/blog/artist-spotlight/danish-artist-anne-marie-carl-nielsen-part-1-of-2/
https://nmwa.org/blog/artist-spotlight/danish-artist-anne-marie-carl-nielsen-part-2-of-2/

Born June 17~ Toshiko Takaezu

Toshiko Takaezu (June 17, 1922-March 9, 2011) was a Japanese-American ceramist and painter whose closed forms helped to elevate ceramics from functional to fine art.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toshiko_Takaezu

Untitled by Toshiko Takaezu
c.1990-1999 / Glazed stoneware / 14-1/2″x6-1/2″ / Art Institute of Chicago, IL

Toshiko Takaezu on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/toshiko-takaezu/

Further reading:
https://www.groundsforsculpture.org/artists/toshiko-takaezu/
https://artmuseum.princeton.edu/object-package/toshiko-takaezu/29673
https://www.toshikotakaezufoundation.org/about-toshiko

Born June 15~ Anna Mahler

Anna Justine Mahler (June 15, 1904-June 3, 1988) was an Austrian sculptor. Born in Vienna, Anna Mahler was the second child of the composer Gustav Mahler and his wife Alma Schindler.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anna_Mahler

Tower of Masks by Anna Mahler
1961 / Limestone / Height: 15 ft / University of California (UCLA)  Photo © Ewald Judt

Anna Mahler on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/anna-mahler/

Further reading:
https://artistscollectingsociety.org/members/anna-mahler/
https://mahlerfoundation.org/mahler/family-tree/generation-7/2-anna-justine-mahler-gucki-1904-1988/
https://stephenjones.blog/2020/11/18/anna-mahler/

Born June 9~ Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller (June 9, 1877-March 18, 1968), an American sculptor, is known for her groundbreaking depictions of the African and African-American experience.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Meta_Vaux_Warrick_Fuller

Ethiopia by Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller / c.1921 / Paint on plaster / 13″x3-1/2″x3-7/8″
National Museum of African American History and Culture, DC

Meta Vaux Warrick Fuller on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/meta-vaux-warrick-fuller/

Further reading:
http://biographies.framinghamhistory.org/meta-warrick-fuller/
https://www.themagazineantiques.com/article/the-sculpture-of-meta-vaux-warrick-fuller/
https://danforth.framingham.edu/exhibition/meta-fuller/

Born June 6~ Coosje van Bruggen

Coosje van Bruggen (June 6, 1942-January 10, 2009) was a Dutch-born American sculptor, art historian, and critic. She collaborated extensively with her husband, Claes Oldenburg.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coosje_van_Bruggen

Spoonbridge and Cherry by Coosje van Bruggen & Claes Oldenburg
1985-1988 / Aluminum, stainless steel, paint / 354″x618″x162″ / Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN

Coosje van Bruggen on Artnet: http://www.artnet.com/artists/coosje-van-bruggen/

Further reading:
https://dsmpublicartfoundation.org/artist/coosje-van-bruggen/
https://arthistorians.info/bruggenc
https://ocula.com/magazine/insights/claes-oldenburg-coosje-van-bruggen-shared-history/