Google Doodle: German Painter Paula Modersohn
The first woman to paint a naked self-portrait couldn’t have cared less much for the conventional desires or establishments that compelled most European ladies at the turn of the twentieth century. Paula Modersohn-Becker’s folks needed her to turn into an educator, and disclosed to her to abandon her “egotism” in a request to do her wifely obligations; rather, she ended up noticeably one of the period’s most productive craftsmen and helped offer ascent to the innovator development close by Pablo Picasso and Henri Matisse. On what might have been Paula Modersohn-Becker’s 142nd birthday, Google is praising the overlooked German artist with a Doodle.
Modersohn-Becker sold only three paintings
Yet she sought after her work with a fierceness filled with a feeling that she had “lost” the initial two many years of her life.
Modersohn-Becker History Biography
At the age of 18, she defied her parents to join an artist colony in Worpswede, in northern Germany. There, she met her future husband, the older, respected artist Otto Modersohn.