A famous American soprano who was the first African-American international acclaimed as a professional opera singer.
One of the most famous Japanese contemporary artists in the world. Known for her big-scale polka dots and infinity installations.
An architecture critic and a writer. Received the first-ever Pulitzer Prize for Criticism.
A French-American artist; known for her monumental abstract installations.
One of the first American women sculptors. Famous for creating the Bethesda Fountain in Central Park, NYC.
A playwright, director, producer, and actress. The first woman in NYC to have a license to drive a motorcycle, the first woman in NYC to have a taxi driver’s license, and the first African-American actress to appear on National Television.
A socialite and philanthropist. The co-founder of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and its biggest donor.
A sculptress, best known for the statue The Fearless Girl located in front of the New York Stock Exchange in NYC.
A feminist artist, art educator, and writer.
A famous and influential dancer and choreographer, known as “the mother of black dance.”