List of 20th-century women artists

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Mary Cassatt Self-portrait, c. 1878, gouache on paper, 23 5/8 × 16 3/16 in., Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York

This is a partial list of 20th-century women artists, sorted alphabetically by decades and year of birth.

Before 1870[edit]

Lilla Cabot Perry, Self Portrait, 1892
Käthe Kollwitz, Woman with Dead Child, 1903 etching
Suzanne Valadon, The Bath, 1908, pastel. 60×49 cm., Museum of Grenoble, France
Romaine Brooks, Miss Natalie Barney, "L'Amazone" (1920)


Paula Modersohn-Becker, Self-Portrait, 1906
Gabriele Münter, Abend im Park (Nightfall in St. Cloud), 1906
Gwen John, Vase of Flowers, n.d. (ca. 1910s)


Marie Laurencin, 1913, Le Bal élégant, La Danse à la campagne
Georgia O'Keeffe, Blue and Green Music, 1921
Natalia Goncharova, Self-portrait, 1907


Jeanne Hébuterne,Self portrait, 1916


Bernarda Bryson Shahn, Resettlement Administration poster, c. 1935 – 1937
Milena Pavlović-Barili, Hot Pink with Cool Grey, 1940


Louise Bourgeois, Maman, Bilbao, Spain







See also[edit]


  1. ^ a b "Dictionary of Women Artists" Edited by Delia Gaze. Fitzroy Dearborn Publishers, 1997, pp. 161-165.
  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z aa (in English)Uta Grosenick, Ilka Becker (2001). Women artists in the 20th and 21st century. Taschen. ISBN 3-8228-5854-4. 
  3. ^ Holland Cotter. "Fanny Brennan, Surrealist, 80; Lived in Paris". nytimes. 
  4. ^ "The Personal and Poetic Prints of a Female Pioneer of Copier Art". Hyperallergic. Retrieved 2016-04-21. 
  5. ^ "Betye Saar: SaarStuff 1". 
  6. ^ "Leyly Matine - Daftary". AskArt. Retrieved 2016-03-24. 
  7. ^ "Artist Registry search page, National Museum of Women in the Arts--Arkansas State Committee". Arkansas Committee of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. 2018. Retrieved March 10, 2018. 
  • Orford, Emily-Jane Hills. (2008). "The Creative Spirit: Stories of 20th Century Artists". Ottawa: Baico Publishing. ISBN 978-1-897449-18-9.