Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by nature and artifacts of Mexico.
Josephine Baker was an American-born French entertainer at the Folies Bergère, French Resistance agent, and civil rights activist.
Tamara De Lempinka was a famous Art Deco painter.
Dorothea Lange was an American artist best known for her Depression-era documentary photography.
Claude Cahun was a French surrealist photographer and artist who explored gender fluidity and a variety of performative personae in her work pre-World War II.
Augusta Savage was a sculptor from the Harlem Renaissance best known for her 1939 World’s Fair scultpure called “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”
Alma Thomas was an African American artist inspired by nature who came into her own style after she retired from a lifelong career of teaching art.
Hannah Höch was a German Dada artist best known for her photomontage art work which linked female liberation with leftist political revolution.
Georgia O’Keeffee was a major American artist known for her paintings of flowers, landscapes, and animal bones.
Romaine Brooks was an American painter who specialized in portraits. She is best known for her images of women in androgynous or masculine dress.