This gorgeously illustrated book highlights female artists from all different time periods, backgrounds, and artistic movements and mediums. Wonderfully informative, you'll be fascinated by both individual biographies of creative ladies and infographics about the art world. This book should sit in the library of art lovers of any age. And for more stories of inspiring lives, check out Women in Science and Women in Sports, too!
Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists--from the 11th century to today--from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science.
A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights 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 Art celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.
About the Author
RACHEL IGNOTOFSKY is a New York Times bestselling author, illustrator, and designer. She graduated from Tyler School of Art's graphic design program and formerly worked as a senior designer and illustrator at Hallmark Greetings. Rachel and her work have been featured in many print and online media outlets such as the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Scientific American, Science Friday, Brain Pickings, and more. She is the author of Women in Science, Women in Sports, I Love Science, and The Wondrous Workings of Planet Earth.