Thursday, October 22, 2015

75 for 75: Kate Freeman Clark

Entrance to the Orchard
Kate Freeman Clark, b. 1875
Oil on Canvas
On loan from the Kate Freeman Clark Art Gallery
Kate Freeman Clark was born in Holly Springs, MS in 1875. She moved to New York to study painting. She often signed her work Freeman Clark to disguise her gender.

Classroom Prompt: What are some reasons Kate Freeman Clark would disguise her gender when she signed her paintings?

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