Isabel Bishop

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I didn't want to be a woman artist, I just wanted to be an artist.

Isabel Bishop (3 March 190219 February 1988) was a major painter of Depression-era social realism. An example of which is her painting On the Street. She was also a pioneer of feminist art.

Quotes[edit]

  • I hope my work is recognizable as being by a woman, though I certainly would never deliberately make it feminine in any way, in subject or treatment. But if I speak in a voice which is my own, it's bound to be the voice of a woman.
    • 1978 statement, as quoted in The "New Woman" Revised : Painting and Gender Politics on Fourteenth Street (1992) by Ellen Wiley Todd, Ch. 7, p. 273
  • I didn't want to be a woman artist, I just wanted to be an artist.
    • Statement (16 December 1982) as quoted in The "New Woman" Revised : Painting and Gender Politics on Fourteenth Street (1992) by Ellen Wiley Todd, Ch. 7, p. 273

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