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The role of women artists: late 19th century

What role did women artists play in the mainstream art world from 1930 to the end of modernism in 1960. What factors affected their degree of participation. Refer to at least TWO women artists and their work from this time period in your discussion.

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As you give a brief description of the role of women artists play in the mainstream art world from 1930 to the end of modernism in 1960, the Great Depression played a key role. Experts attest how "Forty percent of the artists involved in the Workers for Public Art program (one of the programs designed to create work, established by the federal government under President Franklin Roosevelt during the Great Depression) were women, and many of the same women were involved in the federal Art Projects program as well. At least with these assistance programs, artists were guaranteed a wage and commissions" (Part 2 2).

In addition to the Great Depression and the WPA programs, other factors affected their degree of participation. Geographical ...

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The role of women artists in the late 19th century is assessed in a brief, 300 word description. The role of women artists played in the mainstream art world from 1930 to the end of modernism in 1960 is briefly established.

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