Take a 3-Minute Vacation to 500 Years of Art

Go to a virtual museum for three minutes and see Five Hundred Years of Female Portraits in Western Art . . . you'll see everything from classical painting to Impressionism to Cubism and more. It probably says more about art than about women, especially since nearly all were painted by men and nearly all are of white women. After you watch, take a few seconds with your eyes closed to imagine yourself as one of the women whose portrait we can still enjoy.

Comments (2)

  • Anonymous

    Did anyone notice there wasn't a single woman of color?

    Sep 02, 2011
  • I noted this in the intro, actually. I wish I could have found one that featured people of color!

    Sep 02, 2011

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