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Women's art work : more than 30 female artists who changed the world

Bennett, Sophia (author.). Thapp, Manjit (illustrator.).

Summary: "Discover the work of female artists who have made their mark on the art world Women's Art Work introduces readers to the lives and work of the world's most renowned artists. With a foreword from Tate's first female director, Maria Balshaw, this collection celebrates the creativity of women in more than 30 biographies, investigating their practices and exploring their contributions to the art world. Readers will learn about a diverse group of innovators like Frida Kahlo, Cindy Sherman, Ana Mendieta, Lubaina Himid, Cao Fei, and the Guerrilla Girls. From early pioneers to today's most radical creators, these women have overcome obstacles, broken boundaries, and enriched our understanding of what art is and can be. With a glossary of art terms, a timeline ofmajor milestones, and educational sidebars, this highly illustrated book is perfect for any art lover. Additionally, it features original interviews with living artists-including Yayoi Kusama, Lorna Simpson, and Rachel Whiteread"--

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  • ISBN: 9781419741180
  • ISBN: 1419741187
  • Physical Description: print
    109 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Abrams Books for Young Readers, 2020.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographic references (page 109) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Women's work -- Eileen Agar -- Anni Albers -- Louise Bourgeois -- Pioneers -- Sonia Boyce -- Claude Cahun -- Judy Chicago -- Pioneers -- Tacita Dean -- Tracey Emin -- Cao Fei -- Famous art schools -- Simryn Gill -- Guerrilla Girls -- Natalia Goncharova -- Women in the picture -- Anthea Hamilton -- Barbara Hepworth -- Lubaina Himid -- Framing the picture : critics and curators -- Gwen John -- Joan Jonas -- Frida Kahlo -- Museums around the world -- Yayoi Kusama -- Agnes Martin -- Ana Mendieta -- Did you know? -- Berthe Morisot -- Georgia O'Keefe -- Behind the scenes -- Paula Rego -- Bridget Riley -- Doris Salcedo -- Cindy Sherman -- Lorna Simpson -- Did you know? -- Dayanita Singh -- Gillian Wearing -- Rachel Whiteread -- Framing the picture : collectors and gallerists -- Lynette Yiadom-Boakye -- Fahrelnissa Zeid -- Quiz -- Art terms -- Timeline.
Subject: Women artists Biography Juvenile literature
Artists Juvenile literature
Women Biography Juvenile literature
Genre: Biographies.

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  • 12 of 12 copies available at NC Cardinal. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Iredell County Public Library.


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