5 British Female Artists You Should Know

Eve Leibe Gallery celebrates the International Women's Day

For centuries, the Art Canon was dominated by art made by men, preferably white and dead for at least 50 years. That was the paradigm about art. No matter how talented and skilled a woman was. Eve Leibe Gallery selected the most influential contemporary female artists that re-wrote a completely new narrative.

Tracy Emin

Tracey Emin, ‘The Memory of Your Touch’, 2017, installation view, Xavier Hufkens, Brussels. Courtesy: the artist and Xavier Hufkens, Brussels ; photograph: Allard Bovenberg

Jenny Saville

In the realm of the Mothers III, 2014 ©Jenny Saville

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Rachel Witheread

Untitled (One Hundred Spaces), 1995. Pinault Collection, © Rachel Whiteread, © Photo: Tate (Seraphina Neville and Mark Heathcote)

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Sarah Lucas

Au Naturel 1994 Mattress, water bucket, melons, oranges and cucumber, 1994. ©Sarah Lucas

Heather Phillipson

Yes, surprising is existence in the post-vegetal cosmorama, 2013. BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art. ©Heather Phillipson