50 Women Artists You Should Know

50 Women Artists You Should Know

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This beautifully produced, richly detailed and comprehensive survey of fifty influential women artists from the Renaissance to the Post-Modern era details their vast contributions to the art world. From the Early Baroque painter Artemisia Gentileschi and the seventeenth-century illustrator Maria Sibylla Merian to Impressionists Mary Cassatt and Berthe Morisot, and to modern icons such as Frida Kahlo, Georgia O Keefe and Louise Bourgeois, the most important female artists are profiled in this book in chronologically arranged double-page spreads. For each artist there is a timeline highlighting significant events in her life; a succinct biography and information outlining her accomplishments and influence; additional resources to further study of the artist and, best of all, brilliant full-color reproductions of the artist s works. Packed with information, here is a stunning and absorbing book that clearly illustrates the remarkable artistic contributions of women throughout history.
Publisher: Munich ; New York : Prestel, c2008
ISBN: 9783791339566
3791339567
Branch Call Number: 709.22 WEI 2008 22
Characteristics: 173 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Additional Contributors: Klier, Melanie
Larass, Petra

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