Why Can Artists Be Great Mothers?

Insightful Article - A Must Read: Full Article here: http://nytlive.nytimes.com/womenintheworld/2015/05/21/why-cant-great-artists-be-mothers/

"The art world is full of enduring stereotypes. There’s the myth of the starving artistThe crazy artistThe hermit artist. And then there’s the childless artist— a woman (yes, she’s usually female) so fervidly dedicated to her craft that there’s no room in her life for motherhood. Indeed, some of the greatest visual artists — Georgia O’KeefeFrida Kahlo, and Lee Krasner — had no children. Kids and their constant battery of needs, the argument goes, are incompatible with true creativity. Art is supposed to be an all-consuming enterprise — and now modern parenting is too."


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