Paula Modersohn-Becker Still Lifes

Paula modersohn-Becker

“I think the time is coming for struggle and uncertainty.  It comes into every serious and beautiful life.  I knew all along it had to come.”     ~Paula Modersohn-Becker

Paula Modersohn-Becker could have been describing life in the world today, but she was describing the conflict that existed in society during her own life (Feb. 8, 1876 – Nov. 30, 1907).

She was a rebel and artist who struggled to balance her roles as wife, mother and artist, with little understanding and less appreciation for the many times a woman must re-invent herself in her lifetime.

An enormous fan of nature and color, she revealed the beauty of an ordinary life and today is considered a groundbreaking artist for her time.



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