50 Women Artists You Should Know
by LARASS & KLIER WEIDEMANN (9783791339566)

50 Women Artists You Should Know


Release Date: 20 June 2008
Format: Paperback / softback
Pages: 173
Category: Art Forms
Publisher: Prestel
ISBN: 9783791339566
ISBN-10: 3791339567

The latest volume in the successful series, this book offers more than five hundred years of achievements in art by women. 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 OKeefe 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 informationoutlining her accomplishments and influence; additional resources to further study of the artist and, best of all, brilliant full-color reproductions of the artists works. Packed with information, here is a stunning and absorbing book that clearly illustrates the remarkable artistic contributions of women throughout history. AUTHOR: Christine Weidemann is an editor in Munich and the author of Living Art: Salvador Dali. << Petra Larass is an art historian and free-lance author who lives nad works in Berlin. << Melanie Klier is an art historian based in Munich with many years of journalistic experinece. For Prestel Klier has written numerous minis and museum guides. << 200 colour illustrations

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