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Women in Art By Rachel Ignotofsky

Women in Art by Rachel Ignotofsky

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A stunning collection of 50 of the boldest and bravest pioneering female artists throughout history, from bestselling author and illustrator Rachel Ignotofsky.

Women in Art Summary

Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World by Rachel Ignotofsky

THIS BEAUTIFUL BOOK WITH A GOLD FOIL COVER IS THE PERFECT CHRISTMAS PRESENT FOR YOUNG BUDDING ARTISTS.

Women in Art
is an EMPOWERING and INSPIRATIONAL celebration of some of the most iconic and fearless women who paved the way for the next generation of artists.


From well-known figures such as Frida Kahlo and Dame Vivienne Westwood to lesser-known artists including Harriet Powers (the nineteenth-century African American quilter) and Yoyoi Kusama (a Japenese sculptor), this charmingly illustrated and inspiring book highlights the achievements of 50 notable women in the arts.

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 who have inspired the world from the 11th century to today.

This gorgeous gift book with gold foil on the cover, is the perfect present for art-lovers both young and old!

About Rachel Ignotofsky

Rachel Ignotofsky is a New York Times bestselling author and illustrator who is proud to share stories of amazing women with the world. She grew up in New Jersey, USA on a healthy diet of cartoons and dessert before graduating with honours from the Tyler School of Art's graphic design programme in 2011. Now Rachel lives in beautiful Missouri, USA, where she spends all day drawing and learning as much as she can. She has a passion for taking dense information and making it fun and accessible, and is dedicated to creating educational works of art.

Table of Contents

  • Introduction: 6
  • Timeline: 8
  • Guan Daosheng (1262-1319): 11
  • Christine de Pizan (1364-1430): 13
  • Lavinia Fontana (1552-1614): 15
  • Elisabetta Sirani (1638-1665): 17
  • Elisabeth Louise VigEe Le BRun (1755-1842): 19
  • Julia Margaret Cameron (1815-1879): 21
  • rosa Bonheur (1822-1899): 23
  • Harriet Powers (1837-1910): 25
  • Mary Edmonia Lewis (1844-1907): 27
  • Mary Cassatt (1844-1926): 29
  • Nampeyo (1859-1942): 31
  • Beatrix Potter (1866-1943): 33
  • Elements and Principles of Art and Design: 34
  • Jeanne Paquin (1869-1936): 37
  • Julia Morgan (1872-1957): 39
  • Tarsila do Amaral (1886-1973): 41
  • Georgia O'Keeffe (1887-1986): 43
  • Hannah HOch (1889-1978): 45
  • Alma Thomas (1891-1978): 47
  • Augusta Savage (1892-1962): 49
  • Dorothea Lange (1895-1965): 51
  • Dorothy Liebes (1897-1972): 53
  • Tamara de Lempicka (1898-1980): 55
  • Statistics in Art: 56
  • Lola Alvarez Bravo (1903-1993): 59
  • LoIs Mailou Jones (1905-1998): 61
  • Lee Miller (1907-1977): 63
  • Frida Kahlo (1907-1954): 65
  • Cipe Pineles (1908-1991): 67
  • Mary Blair (1911-1978): 69
  • Thelma Johnson Streat (1911-1959): 71
  • Louise Bourgeois (1911-2010): 73
  • ray Eames (1912-1988): 75
  • MEret Oppenheim (1913-1985): 77
  • Amrita Sher-Gil (1913-1941): 79
  • Elizabeth Catlett (1915-2012): 81
  • Art Tools: 82
  • Ruth Asawa (1926-2013): 85
  • Norma Sklarek (1926-2012): 87
  • Yayoi Kusama (1929-): 89
  • Faith ringgold (1930-): 91
  • Jeanne-Claude Denat de Guillebon (1935-2009): 93
  • Wendy Carlos (1939-): 95
  • Vivienne Westwood (1941-): 97
  • Paula Scher (1948-): 99
  • Hung Liu (1948-): 101
  • Zaha Hadid (1950-2016): 103
  • Chakaia Booker (1953-): 105
  • Kazuyo Sejima (1956-): 107
  • Shirin Neshat (1957-): 109
  • Sokari Douglas Camp (1958-): 111
  • Maya Lin (1959-): 113
  • TRACEY EMIN (1963-): 115
  • More Women in Art: 116
  • Conclusion: 119
  • Sources: 120
  • Acknowledgments: 123
  • About the Author: 124
  • INDEX: 126

Additional information

NGR9781526362452
9781526362452
1526362457
Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World by Rachel Ignotofsky
New
Hardback
Hachette Children's Group
2020-03-05
128
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