Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World
Rachel Ignotofsky (Author)
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DescriptionA collection of charmingly illustrated and inspiring profiles of fifty pioneering female artists, from the eleventh century to today--by the New York Times bestselling author of Women in Science
"A beautifully illustrated, fact-filled breath of fresh air! Countless women have been left out of art history, but thanks to gorgeous books like this, future generations will begin to know their stories."--Danielle Krysa, founder of The Jealous Curator Women make masterpieces! Through fifty fascinating profiles, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of fifty notable women in the arts--from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keefe, to lesser-known names like nineteenth-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-Tewa ceramic artist Nampeyo. Covering a wide array of artistic mediums, Women in Art also contains infographics about artistic movements throughout history, statistics about women's representation in museums, and notable works by women. This fascinating book celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.
Ten Speed Press
September 10, 2019
7.9 X 9.2 X 0.5 inches | 1.2 pounds
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About the Author
Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times bestselling author, illustrator, and designer. Rachel and her work have been featured in many print and online media outlets such as the New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Science Friday, Brain Pickings, and more. She is the author of Women in Science, Women in Sports, Women in Art, I Love Science, and The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth. She is a graduate of Tyler School of Art's graphic design program.