Starting in 16th
century Italy, we’ll meet the famed painter of nobility, Sofonisba Anguissola. Moving on to 19th
century France, painter Suzanne Valadon will be discussed. Back in the US, we’ll explore the works of 20th
century portraitist Alice Neel and printmaker Gene Kloss. From Mexico, we’ll encounter the legendary Frida Kahlo. There are lots of reasons for her fame. Returning to contemporary America, photographer Annie Liebovitz will round out our Sampler session, Part One. It’s a diverse group with surprising similarities.