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Historically, major women artists have been excluded from the mainstream art canon. Aligned with the resurgence of feminism in pop culture, Broad Strokes offers an entertaining corrective to that omission. Art historian Bridget Quinn delves into the livesÂand careers of 15 brilliant female artists in text that's smart, feisty, educational, and an enjoyable read. Replete with beautiful reproductions of the artists' works and contemporary portraits of each artist by renowned illustrator Lisa Congdon, this is art history from 1600 to the present day for the modern art lover, reader, and feminist.
|Publisher:||Chronicle Books LLC|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.90(d)|
About the Author
Bridget Quinn is a writer, art history scholar and educator. She lives in San Francisco where she's a contributor and advisory board member for Narrative Magazine and a member of the San Francisco Writers' Grotto.
Lisa Congdon is a Portland, Oregon–based artist and author.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Artemisia Gentileschi 19
Chapter 2 Judith Leyster 31
Chapter 3 Adélaïde Labille-Guiard 39
Chapter 4 Marie Denise Villers 51
Chapter 5 Rosa Bonheur 61
Chapter 6 Edmonia Lewis 73
Chapter 7 Paula Modersohn-Becker 85
Chapter 8 Vanessa Bell 97
Chapter 9 Alice Neel 105
Chapter 10 Lee Krasner 115
Chapter 11 Louise Bourgeois 125
Chapter 12 Ruth Asawa 135
Chapter 13 Ana Mendieta 145
Chapter 14 Kara Walker 153
Chapter 15 Susan O'Malley 163
Select Bibliography 175
Art Credits 179