Overlooked and Under-Recognised: 8 Female German Artists Who Conquered The Global Art Scene

Habiba Insaf
Jan 2, 2019 · 8 min read

Much ink has been spilled applauding and eulogising male artists. We know a lot about men who were the Modern Masters of Germany but little about the women who rubbed shoulders with them to co-define modernity; women who overcame personal and social limitations, fought for recognition and triumphed.

Though there are easily as many brilliant women artists as men, here’s the story of eight outstanding women artists from Germany: