Female Abstract Painters

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Lee Krasner
(Artist)

Lee Krasner
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Birthdate: October 27, 1908
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: June 19, 1984

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Hilma af Klint
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Birthdate: October 26, 1862
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Birthplace: Solna, Sweden
Died: October 21, 1944

Hilma af Klint was a Swedish mystic and artist whose paintings represented complex spiritual ideas. English musician and singer-songwriter Jane Weaver cited af Klint's work as inspiration for her 2017 album, Modern Kosmology. In 2019, Hilma af Klint became the subject of a feature-length documentary titled Beyond the Visible — Hilma af Klint.

Dorothea Margaret Tanning
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Birthdate: August 25, 1910
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: Galesburg, Illinois, U.S.
Died: January 31, 2012

Remembered for her surrealist paintings, sculptor and painter Dorothea Margaret Tanning seemed to have recreated her visions and dreams through her art. Most of her works showcase unreal situations, with motifs such as gigantic flowers and doors. Her iconic installation Hôtel du Pavot, Chambre 202 showcases her sculpting skills.

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Elaine de Kooning
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Birthdate: March 12, 1918
Sun Sign: Pisces
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, U.S
Died: February 1, 1989

Princess Fahrelnissa Zeid
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Birthdate: January 7, 1901
Sun Sign: Capricorn
Birthplace: Büyükada, Turkey
Died: September 5, 1991

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Micheline Roquebrune
(Wife of Sir Sean Connery)

Micheline Roquebrune
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Birthdate: 1929 AD

Tunisian-born French artist Micheline Roquebrune is best known as legendary actor Sean Connery’s second wife. Roquebrune had met Connery in Morocco in the 1970s. They mostly lived in their resort in Marbella and in the Bahamas. Connery was her third husband, and following his death, she revealed he had dementia.

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Carmen Herrera
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Birthdate: May 30, 1915
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Havana, Cuba

Born to journalist parents, who were both part of the Cuban intellectual sphere, Carmen Herrera received elite art education in Paris. The political unrest in Cuba forced her to leave her architecture studies incomplete and move to the U.S. She later established herself as a master painter of abstract art.

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Grace Hartigan
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Birthdate: March 28, 1922
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey, United States
Died: November 15, 2008

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Milo Moire
(Performance artist)

Milo Moire
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Birthdate: May 7, 1983
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Switzerland

Though a qualified psychologist, Milo Moire is more popular as a porn actor and a performance artist who uses the female form for her art pieces. From creating abstract art by throwing out paint-filled eggs from her vagina, to walking around cities, asking passers-by to touch her breasts, she has done it all.

Maria Helena Vieira da Silva
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Birthdate: June 13, 1908
Sun Sign: Gemini
Birthplace: Lisbon, Portugal
Died: March 6, 1992

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Jane Freilicher
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Birthdate: November 29, 1924
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Brooklyn, New York, United States
Died: December 9, 2014

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I. Rice Pereira
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Birthdate: August 5, 1902
Sun Sign: Leo
Birthplace: Chelsea, Massachusetts, United States
Died: January 11, 1971

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Ethel Schwabacher
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Birthdate: May 20, 1903
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: New York, New York, United States
Died: November 25, 1984

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Maria Luisa Pacheco
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Birthdate: September 22, 1919
Sun Sign: Virgo
Birthplace: La Paz, Bolivia
Died: April 23, 1982

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Jumana El Husseini
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Birthdate: April 2, 1932
Sun Sign: Aries
Birthplace: Jerusalem, Israel
Died: April 11, 2018

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Margarita Bertheau
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Birthdate: May 13, 1913
Sun Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: San José, Costa Rica
Died: November 21, 1975