Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts
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Wit, wisdom, and wilfulness abound on every page of this vibrant anthology from Gloria Fowler and illustrator Ellen Surrey. Featuring an unparalleled collection of real-life heroines of the art, design, and fashion industries, this book is a celebration of some of the most creative and successful females of that era and their societal contributions. Colourful, hand-painted portraits and a short biography of each of the twenty-five artists are accompanied by carefully selected quotes to live by. From the 1930s to 1960s, Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts provides a key glimpse into the lives of such impressive women as fashion maven Coco Chanel, iconic painter Frida Kahlo, and It's a Small World designer Mary Blair. Discover Edith Head's humour, Ray Eames's inventive spirit, and Sister Corita Kent's life advice. Including a brilliant range of well-known women and those who certainly should be, this compilation makes for a treasured gift of inspiration for tweens to adults, who will come to appreciate the contributions of Yayoi Kusama, Georgia O'Keefe, Eva Zeisel, Florence Knoll, and many more.
ISBN 9781623260828. Ammo Books.