Pretty Brilliant empowers women in the arts. Join us on this wonderful journey of adventure, and discover the works of genius female artists. With your help we will dazzle the world!
“Attention is vitality. It connects you with others. It makes you eager. Stay eager.” – Susan Sontag
Pretty Brilliant explores the female presence in modern art with renewed vigour and from a fresh perspective, focusing on the creative and celebrating the pioneering work of women in modern art over the last century. The message is clear: although marginalized and erased from history, they were and are there, these female artists who create art of unbelievable strength, beauty and poignant relevance.
Be pretty brilliant! Help us launch our Pretty Brilliant Book, exhibition and events. Together we can empower female artists and shift numbers. Join this journey and support the Pretty Brilliant initiative by choosing one of these 3 options:
Be the first to get a copy of the book Pretty Brilliant – 101 genius women in the arts + get the Pretty Brilliant laptop sleeve.
The book is expected to be released at the end of 2020.
Adore a woman! Choose your favorite female artists and give her a spot in the book Pretty Brilliant – 101 genius women in the arts! How? Get in touch with us.
Some of our Pretty Brilliant suggestions below. Is your favorite artist not on the list? Please let us know!
Etel Adnan | Hilma Af Klint | Anni Albers | Helena Almeida | Jo Baer | Pina Bausch | Louise Bourgeois | Judy Chicago | Njideka Akunyili Crosby | Edith Dekyndt | Ann De Keersmaeker | Maya Deren | Rineke Dijkstra | Tara Donovan | Marlene Dumas | Rena Effendi | Tracey Emin | Elsa von Freytag | Ellen Gallagher | Nan Golden | Monika Grzymala | Mona Hatoum | Barbara Hepworth | Eva Hesse | Hannah Hoch | Loie Hollowell | Georgiana Houghton | Ann Veronica Janssens | Frida Kahlo | Emily Kngwarreye | Eva Kotatkova | Lee Krasner | Emma Kunz | Yayoi Kusama | Inez van Lamsweerde | Dorothea Lange | Helen Levitt | Lee Lozano | Dora Maar | Sally Mann | Julie Mehretu | Ana Mendieta | Annette Messager | Tina Modotti | Nasreen Mohamedi | Wangechi Mutu | Alice Neel | Georgia O’Keeffe | Maya Onoda | Roosmarijn Pallandt | Liubov Popova | Robin de Puy | Olga Rozanova | Viviane Sassen | Tschabalala Self | Cindy Sherman | Arpita Singh | Hito Steyerl | Sarah Sze | Dorothea Tanning | Gorod Ustinov | Awoiska van der Molen | Cecilia Vicuna | Kara Walker | Marijke van Warmerdam | Hannah Wilke | Geng Xue | Fahrelnissa Zeid | …
+ Your suggestions?!
Header image: Etel Adnan