This lesson covers female artists including Judy Chicago, Hilma af Klint, Georgia O’Keeffe, Frida Kahlo, Remedios Varo, Agnes Martin, Louise Bourgeois, and Yayoi Kusama.

Adapting Materials

For ease of adapting the materials, editable files are provided. Under additional files, you can download the presentation in PowerPoint and the reading list and sketchbook assignment in Word.


This Art Appreciation OER was adapted from existing resources by Marie Porterfield Barry for the Fall 2019 semester as part of East Tennessee State University’s Open Educational Resources (OERs) Awards Program.

21-Vision-and-Abstraction-by-Female-Artists-Presentation.pptx (35034 kB)
Lesson 21 Presentation in PowerPoint

21-Vision-and-Abstraction-by-Female-Artists-Reading-List.docx (14 kB)
Lesson 21 Reading List in Word

21-Vision-and-Abstraction-by-Female-Artists-Sketchbook-Assignment.docx (11 kB)
Lesson 21 Sketchbook Assignment in Word