Artemisia Gentileschi: the artist who grabbed life by the throat
Claudia Pritchard | iNews | 25th March 2020
Gentileschi’s profile has risen abruptly as major institutions redress their neglect of female artists and many find that her life story resonates with #metoo. Stylistically influenced by both her father and Caravaggio, the celebrated psychological intensity of Gentileschi’s works is uniquely hers. They “pulsate with honesty, meticulous observation and a sense of what it is to be a woman” – the Baroque’s first proto feminist.