Camille Claudel

View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.

Wilhelmina Cole Holladay’s #5WomenArtists

Posted: March 17, 2021
Category: Camille Claudel
NMWA founder Wilhelmina Cole Holladay (1922–2021) was a visionary collector of great art by women. Get to know five of her favorite historical artists from the museum’s collection.
Wilhelmina Cole Holladay leans against a railing with a slight smile. She is a light-skinned, older woman with short, gray hair, and she wears a collared white shirt and black cardigan. Ornate chandeliers can be seen behind her.

5 Fast Facts: Camille Claudel

Posted: February 11, 2019
Category: Camille Claudel
Impress your friends with five fast facts about artist Camille Claudel, whose work is part of NMWA’s collection.
Bronze tabletop sculpture depicting a nude young woman seated on rough-hewn base, leaning against a sheaf of wheat. The figure's knees are drawn together, her left arm hanging at her side and her right arm bent upwards, clasping her shoulder.

Camille Claudel: Art as Exclamation

Posted: December 8, 2014
Category: Camille Claudel
NMWA’s mission underscores the necessity of space for women as creators and consumers of art. The poignant story of artist Camille Claudel (1864–1943), who struggled to cement her own identity...
Bronze tabletop sculpture depicting a nude young woman seated on rough-hewn base, leaning against a sheaf of wheat. The figure's knees are drawn together, her left arm hanging at her side and her right arm bent upwards, clasping her shoulder.