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Women Artists A to Z

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Published: 18th February 2020
Publisher Name: Penguin
Author: Melanie LaBarge
ISBN: 9781760896317
Format: Hardback
Pages: 64

Description

These women revolutionised the arts . . . one brush stroke, photograph, and quilt stitch at a time!


From household names like Frida Kahlo and Georgia O'Keeffe, to French-born Australian artist Mirka Mora, to underrepresented creators such as Jaune Quick-to-See Smith and Xenobia Bailey, this empowering alphabet picture book features a variety of genres - painting, drawing, sculpture, and more. Each lushly illustrated spread summarises the artist's work in one word, such as 'D is for Dots' (Yayoi Kusama) and 'N is for Nature' (Maya Lin), and gives the essential information to know about the creator. Biographies, discussion questions, and art-making prompts at the back of the book provide even more fascinating details for readers who want to delve in further.


Whether you're an art aficionado or finger-painting virtuoso, this vibrant collection of diverse women artists is perfect for you.


Artists featured: Mirka Mora, Betye Saar, Helen Frankenthaler, Yayoi Kusama, Kay Sage, Georgia O'Keeffe, Agnes Martin, Jaune Quick-to-See Smith, Elizabeth Catlett, Judith Leyster, Leonora Carrington, Carmen Herrera, Edmonia Lewis, Maya Lin, Hilma af Klint, Maria Martinez, Gee's Bend quilters, Frida Kahlo, Louise Bourgeois, Loïs Mailou Jones, Alice Neel, Helen Zughaib, Ursula von Rydingsvard, Dorothea Lange, Xenobia Bailey, and Maria Sibylla Merian.