Great Women Painters is an inspiring and groundbreaking book that sheds light on the untold history of painting. With over 300 women artists featured from around the world, both historical and contemporary, it offers a richer and more diverse telling of the story of art.
This captivating tome covers nearly 500 years of artistic skill and innovation, showcasing recently discovered and newly appreciated works and artists throughout its more than 300 pages and images. Proudly continuing Phaidon's celebrated The Art Book series, it champions a more inclusive and varied history of art.
Featuring renowned artists like Frida Kahlo, Georgia O'Keeffe, and Artemisia Gentileschi, alongside lesser-known but equally talented artists, Great Women Painters celebrates the contributions of women to the art world. The book brings together a stunning collection of paintings that vary in style, medium, and subject matter, reflecting the wide range of artistic expression across the centuries.
From the delicate portraits of Mary Cassatt to the bold and colorful abstractions of Lee Krasner, this book is a celebration of female artists who have made their mark on the art world. It not only highlights the accomplishments of well-known figures but also introduces readers to exciting rising stars like Jadé Fadojutimi and Nicole Eisenman.
In addition to its beautiful visual content, Great Women Painters includes insightful essays that offer context and perspective on the historical and cultural significance of the featured works. Whether you're an art lover, a history buff, or simply interested in exploring new perspectives on art, this book is a must-read.