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Bio Celebrating ♀s art & creativity, curated by freelance writer, co-author & art historian @PL_Henderson1. Images are © to respective owners
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Android : Women hang wedding dresses, Beirut seafront, to protest law allowing rapists to escape punishment if they marry their victim, 2017 #womensart

Android : Women Workers in the Canteen at Williams & Williams, Chester (1940s) by Ethel Leontine Gabain, commissioned as a UK WW2 artist #womensart

Android : Solar System map quilt by Ellen Harding Baker of Cedar County, Iowa, US in 1876, used as a teaching aid for her lectures on astronomy in the small towns of her state #womensart

Android : Mona Caron, contemporary Swiss-born, San Francisco-based artist, known for her large scale murals connecting to environmental concerns and activism #womensart

Android : Artist Terese Agnew’s Portrait of a Textile Worker, 2005, constructed from 30,000 clothing labels stitched together over the course of two years, raising awareness about where much of the Wests clothing comes from, who makes it, and under what conditions #womensart

Android : Poppy c.1852 by Anna Atkins, UK pioneer in botany and photography whose photographs created by cyanotype process were among the first ever to be published #womensart

Android : Grete Stern (1904-1999), German-Argentinian photographer known for her surreal photomontages, who presented the first exhibition of modern photographic art in Buenos Aires, in 1935 #womensart

Android : Singapore born artist Simryn Gill, Let Go, Lets Go, 2013 (detail), large collages incorporating fragments of text from found books #womensart

Android : #RomaGenocideRemembranceDay #WOMENSART Blog:
Ceija Stojka, Painter of the Roma Holocaust
womensartblog.wordpress.com/2016/08/13/cei… https://t.co/cGwABDLGqG

Twitter Web App : Corn dollies or corn mothers, straw female figures made as part of European harvest customs, connecting to ancient beliefs involving goddess worship, fertility and the earth. Dolls were kept until the following spring to ensure a good harvest (image- Mary Evans PL) #Lammas

Twitter Web App : Bountiful Mother by Helen Hardin, 20thc Native American painter from Albuquerque, New Mexico #womensart

Twitter Web App : The Harvest, 1915 by Russian painter Zinaida Serebriakova #womensart #August #Summer #Sunday

Twitter Web App : Feather Art by Julie Thompson, an artist who uses feathers as canvases for her art, naturally shed by domesticated birds #womensart

Twitter Web App : Silver box with enameled lid, 1910-1937 by Elizabeth Copeland, one of the many prominent women jewellers and metalsmiths in Boston, US at the turn of the 20th century, in the Arts and Crafts movement #womensart