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Modern Women: Women Artists at The Museum of Modern Art

If you have an artist in your life, look no further for a suitable gift. This book titled Modern Women by Connie Butler, Alexandra Schwartz, and introduction by Griselda Pollock gives a vivid historical account of different women artists in short and long essays.

It is like a landmark survey representing efforts by one of the main North American museums. Through this book, the museum seeks to examine its art collection by emphasizing on the production of modern and contemporary art by women artists.

Modern Women is such an amazing book with a large collection of colorful prints and well detailed historical account featuring different women artists and curators.

It shows how environmental, societal, and political influence impacted on art along the way.

It covers some of the well-known women artists from that period as well as the not so well-known women artists and shows how their work influenced and impacted the world of art.

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These accounts are highlighted through essays written by nearly 50 writers featuring outside scholars and MoMA curators.

In these essays, the reader will find some of the strongest voices featured in the current research on art, particularly on gender.

This is a wonderful collection of essays organized into three sections in chronological order. The three sections include "Early Modernism," "Mid-Century," and "Contemporary."

It features both long and short essays, and all of them emphasize on research carried out on women artists who fall within the highlighted historical periods.

Some of the subjects covered include the legacy of Maya, women at Bauhaus, Latin American artists, architecture, performance art, photographers between the wars, African American artists, among many others.


A historical account of women artists in different periods of time

Well illustrated with colorful prints of work

The essays are well organized in sections in chronological order

Available in hardcover format