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Great Women Painters

Great Women Painters

Phaidon

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A sumptuous survey of over 300 women painters and their work spanning almost five centuries

Great Women Painters offers a fresh perspective on the tale of painting, encompassing over 300 female artists from a range of countries and across different eras, from renowned figures to emerging talent.

Continuing Phaidon's acclaimed The Art Book series, this expansive survey spans nearly 500 years, highlighting recently discovered and appreciated artistic skill and inventiveness across its more than 300 pages and images. It celebrates a more inclusive history of art and champions the groundbreaking work of a diverse range of artists.

Artists featured include: Hilma af Klint, Eileen Agar, Sofonisba Anguissola, Cecily Brown, Leonora Carrington, Mary Cassatt, Elaine de Kooning, Marlene Dumas, Nicole Eisenman, Jadé Fadojutimi, Helen Frankenthaler, Artemisia Gentileschi, Maggi Hambling, Carmen Herrera, Gwen John, Frida Kahlo, Tamara de Lempicka, Agnes Martin, Joan Mitchell, Alice Neel, Plautilla Nelli, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Jenny Saville, Dana Schutz, Lee Krasner, and Yayoi Kusama.

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  • 300+ paintings spanning the fifteenth century to the present day
  • Challenges and dismantles the notion that painting by women is less significant or valuable
  • Celebrates the best-known women painters from history alongside today's rising art stars from around the world
  • A must-have volume for art lovers
  • Product Type: Book, Hardcover (cloth)
  • 348 pages, with 300 illustrations
  • Publication Date:
  • Shipping Dimensions: 11.4 × 9.8 × 1.4 inches
    (29.0 × 24.9 × 3.6 cm)
  • Shipping Weight: 5.4 lb (86.4 oz; 2449 g)
  • SKU010008036 | ISBN: 9781838663285

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About Alison M. Gingeras

Alison M. Gingeras is a curator and writer based in New York and Warsaw. She has served as curator at the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, New York; Centre Pompidou, Paris; and Palazzo Grassi, Venice. Gingeras currently serves as an adjunct curator at Dallas Contemporary and a guest curator at Museum of Contemporary Art in Miami as well as the Museum of Modern Art in Warsaw, in addition to working independently.

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