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Contemporary Women Artists 1th edition



Publisher:Saint James Press

Authors:Laurie Collier Hillstrom, Kevin Hillstrom

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Contemporary Women Artists Description

An essential addition to your art studies and women's studies collections

Expand your women's and art studies collections with St. James Press's newest reference. In the typical easy-to-use format Contemporary Women Artists provides users with a quality reference that is quick, concise, and convenient to use. This single volume provides biographical, bibliographical and critical information on more than 350 of the world's most prominent and influential 20th-century women artists, including important new artists.

A compendium of information on women in this field

Profiling practitioners in more than just the traditions of painting, and sculpture. Contemporary Women Artists features women working in such media as performance art, photography, video and installation art, collage, environmental art and more. Contemporary Women Artists offers a convenient reference on women artists that are of most interest to students, including:

  • Magdalena Abakanowicz
  • Laurie Anderson
  • Elizabeth Catlett
  • Judy Chicago
  • Camille Claudel
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Brarbara Kruger
  • Dorothea Lange
  • Maya Lin
  • Tina Modotti
  • Georgia O'Keeffe
  • Faith Ringgold

Other features include more than 200 black-and-white photographs of art work; general bibliography of titles covering women artists and their work; indexes to nationalities and media and guest foreword by Lucy R. Lippard, renowned art critic in the field of women artists. Entries include lists of exhibitions; personal comments by the artist, when available; and a critical essay.

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