Reframing History: Sofonisba Anguissola

Sofonisba Anguissola was an Italian Renaissance painter born to minor nobility in Cremona, Italy. She was the eldest of seven; six sisters and one brother. Her father, Amilcare, insured his children received a proper education in the humanities and fine arts and he arranged for Sofonisba and her sister, Elena, to study with Bernardino Campi,Continue reading “Reframing History: Sofonisba Anguissola”

Where Are the Women?: Representation of Women Artists in Museums by Claire Sandberg

Women have been artists since the beginning of time, yet their names have been buried and forgotten by art history and museums around the world as male artists have taken the center stage. A movement over the last thirty years has called for museums and art history to bring their names out of the archivesContinue reading “Where Are the Women?: Representation of Women Artists in Museums by Claire Sandberg”

Selfie Culture

The selfie has become a trendy topic of discussion, both positively and negatively, since the popularity of cell phones and social media grew. People criticize the “selfie culture,” discussing how younger generations are self-absorbed for posting carefully posed and edited images of themselves on social media. But this isn’t new. In fact, its hundreds ofContinue reading “Selfie Culture”