50 Contemporary Women Artists - Groundbreaking Contemporary Art from 1960 to Now

Author(s): John Gosslee (Editor); Heather Zises (Editor); Elizabeth Sackler (Foreword by)

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This one-of-a-kind compendium serves as a reminder of women's strength in the contemporary art market place, and acts as testament to the innovation, power, and necessity of women's art and its influence. Featuring a select group of living women artists and architects who have made significant and groundbreaking contributions to contemporary art, the volume profiles an international cross-section of women artistsfrom emerging to establishedwho address critical, social, environmental, psychological, historical, and social issues through their art. Included are works by five MacArthur Foundation Fellows. Ultimately, this book promotes women artists in an ongoing dialogue through the exploration of their work and process, while offering fresh perspectives on feminism and notions of cultural power. Readers receive a unique glimpse of seminal works such as Judy Chicago's The Dinner Party, as well as brand new pieces inspired by The Women's March on Washington in 2017. Complete with a foreword by Elizabeth Sackler, PhD, this compilation is ideal for educators, students, curators, collectors, and all those who support the arts.


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General Fields

  • : 9780764356537
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : Schiffer Publishing, Limited
  • : October 2018
  • : --- length: - '27.9' width: - '21.6' units: - Centimeters
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : John Gosslee (Editor); Heather Zises (Editor); Elizabeth Sackler (Foreword by)
  • : Hardback
  • : English
  • : 704.042
  • : 224