Dictionary of Women Artists (Two Volume Set)

By Gaze, Delia

Publishers Summary:
This remarkable book profiles some 550 painters, sculptors, photographers, and women in all areas of the arts. Each illustrated entry includes a biography of the artist, a bibliography and a signed interpretive essay by one of 300 contributors from 20 countries. Essays concentrate on the artist's work, discussing specific pieces that exemplify the artist's style and activity while placing her work in an historical context. Introductory surveys focus on training and the changing conditions for women artists since the Middle Ages.

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ISBN
978-1-88496-421-3
Publisher
Routledge


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Library Journal

Reviewed on December 2, 1997

Incomparably rich, monumental, and up to date, these two volumes present the finest scholarship on women in art "from the Middle Ages to the present day, in countries throughout Europe as well as America and Australia." More than 20 key survey essays preface the main body of the dictionary and contextualize the latest knowledge found in the biographical and bibliographical entries of 600 wo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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