The Woman Raised Her Voice: Artist Marie Bashkirtseff

A Bold Painter and Outspoken Diarist Who Left Her Mark

“I know that I should become somebody; but with skirts — what can one do?” Plenty, as it turned out. Marie Bashkirtseff (1858–1884) made her bold voice heard during her short lifetime.

Art … is as much a source of happiness for the beginner as for the…

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Paula Bonilla

Follow your art! I write about artists, rebels and outcasts at flash points in history.