Breaking With Tradition: Ohio Women Painters, 1870 - 1950
Breaking With Tradition:
Ohio Women Painters, 1870 - 1950
Curator, Christine Fowler Shearer
Director, Massillon Museum
November 3, 2005 - January 8, 2006
Breaking With Tradition illustrates the significance of women who influenced the art realm from the years following the American Civil War through the era immediately after World War II. Paintings by 15 artists, including Elizabeth Nourse and Alice Schille, whose work is experiencing a surge in popularity, offers a unique perspective on the role of women in the arts. Primarily comprised of watercolor and oil paintings, the exhibition encompasses the progression of styles from academic to modern.