Great Women Painters
A sumptuous survey of over 300 women painters and their work spanning almost five centuries
Great Women Painters is a groundbreaking book that reveals a richer and more varied telling of the story of painting. Featuring more than 300 artists from around the world, it includes both well-known women painters from history and today's most exciting rising stars.
Covering nearly 500 years of skill and innovation, this survey continues Phaidon's celebrated The Art Book series and reveals and champions a more diverse history of art, showcasing recently discovered and newly appreciated work and artists throughout its more than 300 pages and images.
Artists featured include: Hilma af Klint, Eileen Agar, Sofonisba Anguissola, Cecily Brown, Leonora Carrington, Mary Cassatt, Elaine de Kooning, Marlene Dumas, Nicole Eisenman, Inka Essenhigh, Jadé Fadojutimi, Beverly Fishman, Helen Frankenthaler, Artemisia Gentileschi, Maggi Hambling, Carmen Herrera, Frida Kahlo, Mickalene Thomas, Tamara de Lempicka, Agnes Martin, Joan Mitchell, Alice Neel, Georgia O'Keeffe, Paula Rego, Bridget Riley, Jenny Saville, Lee Krasner, Yayoi Kusama.
Published by Phaidon, 2022, Hardback, 348 pages,
11 3/8 × 9 7/8 in inches.