xi, 308 pages : color illustrations ; 21 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 296-301) and index.
Play with portraits, like Annie Kevans, Naomi Okubo, and Catherine Graffam -- Tell a visual story, like Esther Pearl Watson, Seonna Hong, and Phyllis Bramson -- Obsess, meditate, repeat, like Gunjan Aylawadi, Nike Schroeder, and Sarah Gee Miller -- Bring the outside in, like Rebecca Louise Law, Susanna Bauer, and Bobbie Burgers -- Create extraordinary from ordinary, like Ann Carrington, Molly Hatch, and Tonya Corkey -- Make craft into art, like Erin M. Riley, Ana Teresa Barboza, and Severija Inčirauskaitė-Kriaunevičienė -- Add a wink, like Natalie Baxter, Martha Rich, and Kelly Puissegur -- Work with women, like Peregrine Honig, Illona Szalay, and Rachel Levit Ruiz -- Modernize the traditional, like Joël Penkman, Kyeok Kim, and Katharine Morling -- Capture childhood, like Carolina Antich, Nathalie Lété, and Beth Lo -- Share with the public, like Janet Echelman, Bunnie Reiss, and Victoria Villasana -- Look to the past, like Zemer Peled, Olek, and Hayv Kahraman -- Explore abstraction, like Elspeth Pratt, Lola Donoghue, and Mary Abbott -- Layer layers of layers, like Xochi Solis, Tina Berning, and Hagar Vardimon -- Freeze a moment in time, like Stephanie Vovas, Myriam Dion, and Samantha Fields.
Walk into any museum, or open any art book, and you'll probably be left wondering: where are all the women artists? A Big Important Art Book (Now with Women) offers an exciting alternative to this male-dominated art world, showcasing the work of dozens of contemporary women artists alongside creative prompts that will bring out the artist in anyone! This beautiful book energizes and empowers women, both artists and amateurs alike, by providing them with projects and galvanizing stories to ignite their creative fires. Each chapter leads with an assignment that taps into the inner artist, pushing the reader to make exciting new work and blaze her own artistic trail. Interviews, images, and stories from contemporary women artists at the top of their game provide added inspiration, and historical spotlights on art "herstory" tie in the work of pioneering women from the past. With a stunning, gift-forward package and just the right amount of pop culture-infused feminism, this book is sure to capture the imaginations of aspiring women artists.
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