Linda Kits-Mägi (1916–1990)


Linda Kits-Mägi completed her studies at Pallas in 1943 but did not earn broader recognition until her major solo exhibition that was held 17 years later. She was one of the few female artists who had completed that school and had also made it as an artist. It is perhaps interesting to note that even though the “Pallas style” can be associated primarily with so called “soft values”, the artists of this style were nevertheless primarily men. True enough, women did study at Pallas – and surprisingly many, yet most of them disappeared between the walls of the home after finishing school and they did not develop into artists who publicly presented their works.