Artwork of the Day: Marie Laurencin

Apollonaire et ses amis (detail) by Marie Laurencin, 1909. (source)

Apollonaire et ses amis (detail) by Marie Laurencin, 1909. (source)

Marie Laurencin was a bisexual French painter and printmaker who lived from 1883 to 1956.

Wikipedia has an article about her citing the usual critical bollocks about a “feminine aesthetic”.

Laurencin is the only painter I’ve seen praised for “painting like a woman”.

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