Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists–from the 11th century to today–from the author of theNew York TimesbestsellerWomen in Science.
A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book,Women in Arthighlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts–from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-Tewa ceramic artist Nampeyo. Covering a wide array of artistic mediums, this fascinating collection also contains infographics about artistic movements throughout history, statistics about women’s representation in museums, and notable works by women.Women in Artcelebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.
by Rachel Ignotofsky
Publisher: Ten Speed Press; 1st edition (September 10, 2019) Hardcover, 128 pages ISBN-13: 978-0399580437 Dimensions: 7.91 x 0.59 x 9.21 inches