Great Women Painters: An Enormous Volume Surveys the Work of 300 Artists Across 500 Years


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July 20, 2022

Grace Ebert

Lubaina Himid, “Le Rodeur: The Trade” (2016), acrylic on canvas, 72 × 96 inches. Symbol © Lubaina Himid, courtesy of the artist and Hollybush Gardens, London, by way of Andy Keate. All pictures courtesy of Phaidon, shared with permission

In the similar vein as Phaidon’s ambitious Nice Girls Artists and African Artists, a coming near near e book from the writer in a similar fashion widens the artwork ancient canon whilst spotting one of the most maximum influential and impactful painters running within the medium nowadays. The huge compilation, titled Nice Girls Painters, highlights greater than 300 artists throughout 500 years and a limiteless array of actions and aesthetics. Organized alphabetically, the e book pairs icons like Yayoi Kusama, Frida Kahlo, and Leonora Carrington with fresh artists, together with Ewa Juszkiewicz, Katharina Grosse, and Wangari Mathenge, in a wide and various evaluate of the ladies who've had profound affects at the global nowadays. The just about 350-page Nice Girls Painters will probably be launched q4 and is lately to be had for pre-order from Book shop.


Shara Hughes, “Arduous Hats” (2021), oil and dye on canvas, 96 × 72 inches. Symbol © Shara Hughes, courtesy of the artist, Pilar Corrias, London, David Kordansky Gallery, Los Angeles and New York, and Galerie Eva Presenhuber, Zurich / New York

Ewa Juszkiewicz, “Untitled (after Élisabeth Vigée Le Brun)” (2020), oil on canvas, 63 × 47 1/4 inches. Photograph © Courtesy of the artist and Almine Rech, by way of Melissa Castro Duarte

Hayv Kahraman, “Look of Keep watch over” (2010), oil with gold paint on 23 picket panels (sliding puzzle) in artist’s body, 65 3/4 × 96 7/8 inches. Symbol © Hayv Kahraman, courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York

Wangari Mathenge, “The Ascendants XVII (She Is Right here Too however Why Are You?)” (2021), oil on canvas, 193 × 160 centimeters. Symbol © Wangari Mathenge, by way of Brian Griffin, courtesy of Pippy Houldsworth Gallery

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