Item description for 50 Women Artists You Should Know (50 You Should Know) (50 You Should Know) (50 You Should Know) by Christiane Weidemann, Petra Larass & Melanie Klier...
Overview Surveys the lives and accomplishments of fifty influential women artists from the Renaissance to the Post-Modern era, including Giulia Lama, Berthe Morisot, and Frida Kahlo.
Publishers Description 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 O Keefe 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 information outlining her accomplishments and influence; additional resources to further study of the artist and, best of all, brilliant full-color reproductions of the artist s works. Packed with information, here is a stunning and absorbing book that clearly illustrates the remarkable artistic contributions of women throughout history.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 7.75" Height: 9.7" Weight: 1.44 lbs.
Release Date Apr 30, 2008
Publisher Prestel USA
ISBN 3791339567 ISBN13 9783791339566
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More About Christiane Weidemann, Petra Larass & Melanie Klier
CHRISTIANE WEIDEMANN is the author of several books on art, including 50 Women Artists You Should Know and 50 Modern Artists You Should Know (both by Prestel). She lives in Berlin.