Women in Art and History

Emilie Mayer

Emilie Mayer   by Ute-Gabriela Schneppat Emilie Mayer   by Ute-Gabriela SchneppatEmilie Mayer(* 14 May 1812 in Friedland; † 10 April 1883 in Berlin) Emilie Mayer is probably the first professional female composer. In contemporary reviews she was celebrated as a...

Misia – muse, patron and model

Misia – Muse, Mäzenin und Model   von Anja Weinberger   Misia - muse, patron and model           by Anja WeinbergerI first came across the name Misia Sert when I was looking for a topic for my diploma thesis. The course of study...

Melitta coffee filter

Melitta coffee filterby Thomas StieglerMelitta coffee filterby Thomas StieglerAround 1900, drinking coffee was no longer a luxury. For many people, it was as much a part of the day as the midday soup or saying grace.But although it was becoming increasingly popular,...

Paula Modersohn-Becker

Paula Modersohn-Becker   by Anja Weinberger Paula Modersohn-Becker   by Anja Weinberger For many years I have been fascinated by the paintings of Paula Modersohn-Becker. The touching figures, the earthy colors, the direct gaze that fixes you out of many...
Isabella of Bourbon-Parma

Isabella of Bourbon-Parma

Isabella of Bourbon-Parmaby Julia MeisterIsabella of Bourbon-Parma: Caught in the Rigid Corset of the CourtThe...

Anna Bon di Venezia

Anna Bon di Venezia

Anna Bon di Venezia by Anja WeinbergerTruly astonishing things happen when you try to learn more about Anna Bon. Like...

The life of Ida Presti

The life of Ida Presti

   Ida PrestiIda Presti (1924 – 1967), born as Yvette Ida Montagnon, is considered by her admirers to be the greatest...

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