More than 400 works of art by women artists spanning a period spanning five centuries are represented in this comprehensive art book. Female artists who were previously overlooked are now more prominent than ever before and in today's museums, galleries and the art market, female artists are now finally getting the recognition they deserve.
This richly illustrated book on women artists features over 400 artists from more than 50 countries and each artist is represented with a photograph of a major work accompanied by a short text.
Female artists, both deceased and living, such as Frida Kahlo, Louise Bourgeois, Cindy Sherman, Yayoi Kusama and Georgia O'Keeffe, as well as lesser-known female artists, are represented here and exciting stories are told about the artists, their work and works.
The book is written by the editors of the publisher Phaidon and is part of the publisher's popular series The Art Book series, which has sold millions of copies worldwide.
It is an essential master work for students, curators, collectors, artists and art lovers who wish to expand their knowledge of art.