Aline Eras: 2012  family? many phases of the self? culture

red-lipstick: “ Aline Eras (Dutch, Arnhem, Netherlands) - Melancholy Edition 2012 Line Etching, Drypoint, Pencil on Paper ”

Jerry Hall by Annie Leibovitz. This was one of my favorite shots of Jerry Hall...fierce, protective, sexy...

Jerry Hall breastfeeding her son Gabriel on the cover of Vanity Fair, by Annie Leibovitz.

Mother & Child by XI Pan

20 Paintings Of Fine Art

This evokes a beautiful feeling inside me. the feeling of a mother's love-contemporary Chinese artists,contemporary Chinese art,Women in Painting by Xi Pan

Annegret_Motherhood.jpg (618×920) Annagret Soltau

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Jenny Saville, my observations: their bodies entwine as one creating a persona of one person, fragile to life, portrayed with a young child

Jenny Saville 'Reproduction' two of her current large scale drawings hung in the Ashmolean Museum Oxford alongside works by Masters Titian and michelangelo.

Egon Schiele: Nursing Mother (Stephanie Gruenwald), 1917.

Nursing Mother (Stephanie Gruenwald) 1917

Egon Schiele 'Nursing Mother' (Stephanie Gruenwald), Watercolor and black crayon, 46 x cm.

Mary Cassatt Mother Nursing her Child 1906.  Cassatt brought a feminine perspective to impressionism and often depicted images of women in private moments at home.  I particularly love her paintings of women nursing, bathing, and snuggling their children.  The little touches of the child reaching for his mothers face and his mother holding his foot.  Its genuine, not posed...

Mary Cassatt :"Young Mother Nursing Her Child" , 1906 , oil on canvas , cm , Collection of The Art Institute of Chicago

friday links & loves. - Mary Catherine Hamelin - Tampa Bay Doula, Childbirth Education, Birth Photography

The Creator is not a careless mechanic. Human female bodies have the same potential to give birth well as any mammal. I recommend that you learn to think positively about your body.” ― Ina May Gaskin

"But Men Must Work and Women Must Weep" by Walter Langley (1852 – 1922), an English painter & founder of the Newlyn School of plein air artists.

Walter Langley – UK) Men must work while women weep, though storms be sudden. Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, UK

portrait of Hilda (his first wife) Unity (his daughter) and Dolls // Stanley Spencer, english painter 1891-1959

Credit: Family Group: Hilda, Unity and Dolls, 1937 (oil on canvas) by Spencer, Stanley © Leeds Museums and Galleries (City Art Gallery) U./ The Bridgeman Art Library