Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World (Women in Science)

October 6, 2019 - Comment

Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists–from the 11th century to today–from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science. A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts–from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keefe, to lesser-known

Illustrated profiles of 50 pioneering female artists–from the 11th century to today–from the author of the New York Times bestseller Women in Science.

A charmingly illustrated and inspiring book, Women in Art highlights the achievements and stories of 50 notable women in the arts–from well-known figures like painters Frida Kahlo and Georgia O’Keefe, to lesser-known names like 19th-century African American quilter Harriet Powers and Hopi-Tewa ceramic artist Nampeyo. 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. Women in Art celebrates the success of the bold female creators who inspired the world and paved the way for the next generation of artists.

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Anonymous says:

Inspiring and beautifully illustrated! Length:: 0:18 Mins I would like to start this review by mentioning that this is our very first book by Rachel Ignotofsky. And it will definitely not be our last. If you buy only one book this year, let this be it. It is full of stories about women of the past that have changed the world in a very unique way through their art. Their biographies are written in an inviting way, with a good balance between facts and story. They encourage and inspire the reader with each…

Anonymous says:

For an artist friend! My friend absolutely loves this book already. She keeps calling me to let me know how great the book it. I can’t wait to crack my book open tomorrow and let the inspiration flow!

Anonymous says:

Another winner from Rachel Ignotofsky! This book is so beautiful! It is packed full of information and illustrative details on every page. My daughter loved the Women in Science and this book is the perfect sequel. She’s enjoyed flipping the pages and taking in all the information. This is the kind of book that creates a love for books. I’m so glad to add it to our collection.

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