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Artist

Barbara Kruger

Barbara Kruger used her classical training in design and her experience in the fashion industry to create conceptual art that pushed audiences to question assumptions about gender, violence, patriotism, and their relationship to the media.

Doris Barsky Kreindler

Doris Barsky Kreindler’s use of palette knives to scrape and carve thick paint on her canvasses gave her paintings a sculptural quality and physical presence not usually associated with women’s art.

Lee Krasner

Despite putting her own career on hold for years to aid her famous husband, Jackson Pollack, Lee Krasner eventually achieved recognition in her own right as a gifted abstract painter.

Joyce Kozloff

A founder of the pattern and decoration movement, artist Joyce Kozloff blended decorating traditions from around the world to create innovative art that highlighted the history of female artisans.

Beryl Korot

A celebrated avant-garde artist, Beryl Korot helped pioneer video art with her multi-monitor installations.

Rose Kohler

A celebrated artist and a gifted educator, Rose Kohler wrote extensively on the power of art to influence emotion and ideology for good or ill.

Marilyn Hirsh

Marilyn Hirch brought her knowledge as an art historian and Jewish scholar to her thoughtful illustration and writing of children’s books, including the beloved K’tonton series.

Eva Hesse

Eva Hesse’s innovative sculptures and installations were respected throughout the art world for their dichotomies of lightness and weight, order and chaos, and mechanical and organic forms.

Tatyana Grosman

Tatyana Grosman helped make American printmaking a respected medium through Universal Limited Art Editions (ULAE), the studio and publishing house she founded in 1957.

Mary Frank

Mary Frank’s love of dance informed her compelling sculptures and paintings, with their focus on the human body in motion.

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