A random survey of self-portraits created by women through the centuries
Mexican visual artist, poet, and songwriter
Isabel “Chabela” Villaseñor (1909-1953)
3. Self portrait, 1981 / Limited edition offset lithograph print
Image from cover art for Wild Things Run Fast, 1982, Geffen Records
Isabel ‘Chabela’ Villaseñor (May 18, 1909-March 13, 1953) was a noted post-revolutionary Mexican sculptor, printmaker, painter, poet, and songwriter.
Biography on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Isabel_Villase%C3%B1or
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
Beyond Frida: 10 Mexican Female Artists You Should Know:
Frédéric Chopin (1810-1849)
Glenn Miller (1904-1944)
Vaslav Nijinsky (1890-1950) [Feb. 28, OS)
Brian Jones (1942-1969)
Leopold Godowsky (1870-1938)
Peter Gabriel (1950)
Luigi Mancinelli (1848-1921)
Bob Marley (1945-1981)
Willie Dixon was born July 1, 1915, in Vicksburg, MS.
Illustration: William Stout / Legends of the Blues
James Cotton was born July 1, 1935, in Tunica, MS.
Illustration: Jack Coughlin / A Brush with the Blues: 26 Portraits
Willie Dixon and James Cotton with Muddy Waters, Sunnyland Slim, Otis Spann, Sonny Terry, Brownie McGhee, and Mable Hillery in 1966 at the Canadian CBC Television studio, recording a portion of a CBC “Festival” series: