Frida Kahlo was the famous Mexican painter. She was a member of the Communist Party of Mexico (PCM). She is one of the most famous women artists today.
Grace Slick—rock pioneer
Grace Slick was really the first woman who sang in an actual rock and roll band. Today there are many such women, but she was really one of the first. She was a part of the youth scene of the late 1960s. Some say this is actually an antiwar song in which the person in this song has lost someone in the war and has tears “running down her dress.” Today Slick is retired from rock and spends her time painting.
Jefferson Airplane - Somebody To Love
Interview with Grace Slick
Jiang Qing was a major leader in the Cultural Revolution. She promoted art, music, operas and plays that showed the common soldier rather than generals and the common man rather than emperors. She was very active in the arts.
“Break the Chains! Unleash the Fury of Women as a Mighty Force for Revolution!”
- Jiang Qing ( 江青). Click on her name to see a full biography.