Welcome to Benezit Dictionary of Artists

  • A comprehensive and definitive resource for artists’ biographies, published since 1911
  • Includes 149,000 biographies as well as auction records, exhibition histories, and over 11,000 images of artists’ signatures and stamps of sale

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Rosalyn Drexler

Photo of Rosalyn Drexler

While her prolific career included a range of accomplishments from screenwriting to professional wrestling, Rosalyn Drexler’s best-known visual artworks are her pop art paintings, which highlight the darker aspects of popular culture and contemporary life.

Gertrude Käsebier

Gertrude Käsebier

A successful portraitist, advocate for women photographers, and founding member of the Photo-Secession, Gertrude Käsebier’s works include portraits of artists and emotive yet contemplative depictions of mothers and children.

In this update, Benezit welcomes its new Editor in Chief, Dr. Valerie Cassel Oliver.

Dulwich Pink Gallery

Collection Guides

Join Benezit on a tour of unique art collections around the world! Written by experts and curators, our Collection Guides present the history and highlights of museums and galleries. Follow links to related texts in Oxford Art Online and around the web to learn more about the artists in these outstanding collections.

Complete collection of stacked Benezit Dictionary of Artists books

What's New

Benezit continues to feature new and revised biographies of women artists, as well as updates to articles on top-selling figures in today’s art market.