Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World

Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World Review

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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    Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World Reviews

  • Somia

    This hardback book is a rich blend of colours and imagery. It's lovely to look at but also read.I knew of 2 of the female artists by name but the rest were new to me, the writing style is easy and cle...

  • Sarah

    I swear that, in another life, I was an art historian. During my undergraduate years, I only took one art history course (*cries*), but I loved it. In that course, I learned how to read visual images,...

  • Khalia

    I am standing in a wider threshold of knowledge due to this lovely book. Miss Ignotofsky has accomplished greatness in her own right just by celebrating the legends. Each rendering proved true to each...

  • Becky B

    Ignotofsky highlights 50 women artists from all across time and all over the world with a page of illustration and a page of information for each. Between the research and the 2 full page illustration...

  • Morgan

    Women in ArtThe book, Women in Art, is a very interesting book that explains the progress of women in the world and in the art industry. If you are an art fan, I would really recommend this book, but ...

  • Elyse Simakaski

    Women in Art: 50 Fearless Creatives Who Inspired the World written and illustrated by Rachel Ignotofsky is an empowering and inspiring book about female artists who used their art and platform to spea...

  • Liv Arcuri

    People say don’t judge a book by it’s cover, but when choosing a book for my 11th grade book club I did just that. When my AP English teacher told our class we must choose a non- fiction book I k...

  • Jordan patrick

    I recently read this book in a book club at school, and honestly, it was one of the most empowering books I have ever read. In the past when I thought about artists, my mind would take me to Vincent V...

  • Katie Seechock

    Recently, I read a “Women in Art” for my book club assignment. Although the book didn’t interest me at first, I am so glad we picked this book because it ended up being such a great, light read....

  • Gracie

    Best things about this book: 1) Beautiful, fun, engaging drawings and page illustrations that add to the text 2) Diverse range of artists in terms of artistic medium as well as artists' place of origi...