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Women and Art - and Women Artists -

Related categories: Feminism & Women / Arts & Creativity /
Related booklists: Artist's Lives, Keri Smith's Books, Art and Feminism,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 52 books in this booklist

This list represents some of the books on this subject that we have had in our shop - but there will be many more that we can order for you!

  • Cover image of book Strength: Featuring Frida Kahlo by Frida Kahlo
    Strength: Featuring Frida Kahlo - by Frida Kahlo

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781787556799 | ISBN 10: 1787556794

    Officially Licensed Frida Kahlo Corporation Product.   Strength, featuring the sensibility of Frida Kahlo, offers a paean to the determined independence of the remarkable artist and activist.   A new series of gift books from Flame Tree, Thoug ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forever Frida: A Celebration of the Life, Art, Loves, Words, and Style of Frida Kahlo by Kathy Cano-Murillo
    Forever Frida: A Celebration of the Life, Art, Loves, Words, and Style of Frida Kahlo - by Kathy Cano-Murillo

    £9.99   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781507210116 | ISBN 10: 1507210116

    Revel in the enduring legacy of Mexican artist Frida Kahlo — from the self-portraits, to the flower crown, to her iconic eyebrows — with this fun and commemorative book!  With her colorful style, dramatic self-portraits, hardscrabble backstor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Judith Kerr by Joanna Carey
    Judith Kerr - by Joanna Carey

    £18.95   hardback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780500022153 | ISBN 10: 0500022151

    This volume in Thames and Hudson's Illustrators series showcases the work of the late Judith Kerr, one of the world's most beloved authors and illustrators.  Joanna Carey, who had unrestricted access to Judith Kerr and her archive, explores the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Artists by Flavia Frigeri
    Women Artists - by Flavia Frigeri

    £10.95   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9780500294352 | ISBN 10: 0500294356

    Focusing on fifty diverse women artists, from Lavinia Fontana and Artemisia Gentileschi through Judy Chicago, Ana Mendieta and the Guerrilla Girls to Barbara Kruger, Cindy Sherman and Louise Bourgeois, this book equips the reader with a general under ... more

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  • Cover image of book Womanhood: The Bare Reality by Laura Dodsworth
    Womanhood: The Bare Reality - by Laura Dodsworth

    £20.00   paperback   (2019) - ISBN 13: 9781780664651 | ISBN 10: 1780664656

    100 women bare all in an empowering collection of photographs and interviews about Womanhood.  Vagina, vulva, lady garden, pussy, beaver, cunt, fanny… whatever you call it most women have no idea what’s ‘down there’. Culturally and pe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Artisans of Morocco: Their Stories, Their Lives by Susan Schaefer Davis, with photographs by Joe Coca
    Women Artisans of Morocco: Their Stories, Their Lives - by Susan Schaefer Davis, with photographs by Joe Coca

    £29.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780999051719 | ISBN 10: 0999051717

    Gold Winner for the 31st Annual Independent Book Publishers Association Benjamin Franklin Award.   Morocco is a wildly diverse land, a confluence of cultures, and home to myriad ancient craft traditions still thriving today. Women spin wool and w ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women in Battle by Marta Breen & Jenny Jordahl
    Women in Battle - by Marta Breen & Jenny Jordahl

    £9.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781471408120 | ISBN 10: 1471408124

    Freedom. Equality. Sisterhood. Women in Battle is the book for anyone who wants to learn as much as possible about the history of feminism in as short a time as possible.  Presented as a graphic novel and spanning 150 years of recent history, W ... more

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  • Cover image of book Forgotten Women: The Artists by Zing Tsjeng
    Forgotten Women: The Artists - by Zing Tsjeng

    £15.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781788400176 | ISBN 10: 1788400178

    The women who shaped and were erased from our history.   Forgotten Women is a new series of books that uncover the lost herstories of influential women who have refused over hundreds of years to accept the hand they've been dealt and, as a res ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Photographers: From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman by Boris Friedewald
    Women Photographers: From Julia Margaret Cameron to Cindy Sherman - by Boris Friedewald

    £17.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9783791384665 | ISBN 10: 379138466x

    Now available in an updated paperback edition and including new photographs, this thorough and accessible introduction to the greatest women photographers from the 19th century to today features the most important works of 55 artists, along with in-d ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo by Hayden Herrera
    Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo - by Hayden Herrera

    £12.99   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526605313 | ISBN 10: 1526605317

    Frida is the story of one of the twentieth century's most extraordinary women, the painter Frida Kahlo. Born near Mexico City, she grew up during the turbulent days of the Mexican Revolution and, at eighteen, was the victim of an accident that left h ... more

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  • Cover image of book Maternal Bodies in the Visual Arts by Rosemary Betterton
    Maternal Bodies in the Visual Arts - by Rosemary Betterton

    £25.00   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781526135261 | ISBN 10: 1526135264

    Maternal Bodies in the Visual Arts brings images of the maternal and pregnant body into the centre of art-historical enquiry. By exploring religious, secular and scientific traditions as well as contemporary art practices, it shows the power of visua ... more

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  • Cover image of book Pocket Frida Kahlo Wisdom: Inspirational quotes and wise words from a legendary icon by Frida Kahlo
    Pocket Frida Kahlo Wisdom: Inspirational quotes and wise words from a legendary icon - by Frida Kahlo

    £5.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9781784881801 | ISBN 10: 1784881805

    Frida Kahlo is undoubtedly one of the most innovative and influential painters of the 20th century and is widely considered a style icon thanks to her eclectic taste and love for colour, print and hauls of jewellery. From a young age, Kahlo forged he ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Inking Woman: 250 Years of British Women Cartoon and Comic Artists by Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate (Editors)
    The Inking Woman: 250 Years of British Women Cartoon and Comic Artists - by Nicola Streeten and Cath Tate (Editors)

    £19.99   hardback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780995590083 | ISBN 10: 0995590087

    This groundbreaking picture-led celebration of the work of over 100 named British artists, and a few more anonymous ones, reveals a wealth of women’s wit and insight spanning 250 years.   Based on an exhibition of the same name, held at the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Seeing Ourselves: Women
    Seeing Ourselves: Women's Self-Portraits - by Frances Borzello

    £18.95   paperback   (2018) - ISBN 13: 9780500294024 | ISBN 10: 050029402x

    This richly diverse exploration of female artists and self-portraits is a brilliant and poignant demonstration of originality in works of haunting variety.   The two earliest self-portraits come from 12th-century illuminated manuscripts in wh ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Girl Standing by Trina Robbins
    Last Girl Standing - by Trina Robbins

    £17.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781683960140 | ISBN 10: 1683960149

    Born on the cusp of WWII in 1938, at a time when other little girls dreamed of being nurses and secretaries, Trina Robbins’s ambition was to be a bohemian; and indeed she did. She chronicles a life of sex, drugs, rock ’n’ roll — and comics ... more

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  • Cover image of book Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (in That Order) by Bridget Quinn, illustrated by Lisa Congdon
    Broad Strokes: 15 Women Who Made Art and Made History (in That Order) - by Bridget Quinn, illustrated by Lisa Congdon

    £19.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781452152363 | ISBN 10: 1452152365

    Historically, major women artists have been excluded from the mainstream art canon. Aligned with the resurgence of feminism in pop culture, Broad Strokes offers an entertaining corrective to that omission. Art historian Bridget Quinn delves into the ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind by Siri Hustvedt
    A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women: Essays on Art, Sex, and the Mind - by Siri Hustvedt

    £10.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781473638907 | ISBN 10: 1473638909

    A trailblazing and inspiring collection of essays on art, feminism, neuroscience, psychology by the internationally bestselling novelist Siri Hustvedt.  Internationally acclaimed as a novelist, Siri Hustvedt is also highly regarded as a write ... more

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  • Cover image of book Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio by Sophie Bowness
    Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio - by Sophie Bowness

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781849765268 | ISBN 10: 184976526x

    Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio explores the enormous impact that Trewyn Studio and garden had on Hepworth’s art and life.   A history and a portrait of a unique place, the book illuminates the ways in which the place and the wo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida Kahlo: The Story of Her Life by Vanna Vinci
    Frida Kahlo: The Story of Her Life - by Vanna Vinci

    £19.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9783791383880 | ISBN 10: 3791383884

    The perfect subject for a graphic novel, Frida Kahlo’s brief life was dramatic and romantic, tragic and painful.   In this illustrated “biography”, Vanna Vinci captures the spirit of Kahlo’s world in boldly colored, minutely detailed ... more

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  • Cover image of book Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now by Fiona Rogers and Max Houghton
    Firecrackers: Female Photographers Now - by Fiona Rogers and Max Houghton

    £29.95   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780500544747 | ISBN 10: 0500544743

    The photographic industry - its exhibitions, galleries, publications and auctions - employs thousands of women, but champions mostly men. To begin to redress the balance, here is a timely presentation of the work of over 30 female photographers worki ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves by Kate T. Parker
    Strong Is the New Pretty: A Celebration of Girls Being Themselves - by Kate T. Parker

    £13.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780761189138 | ISBN 10: 0761189130

    Girls being fearless. Girls being silly. Girls being wild, stubborn, and proud. Girls whose faces are smeared with dirt and lit up with joy. So simple and yet so powerful, Strong Is the New Pretty celebrates, through more than 175 memorable photograp ... more

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  • Cover image of book Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London by Lauren Elkin
    Flaneuse: Women Walk the City in Paris, New York, Tokyo, Venice and London - by Lauren Elkin

    £9.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780099593379 | ISBN 10: 0099593378

    'Flâneuse [flanne-euhze], noun, from the French. Feminine form of flâneur [flanne-euhr], an idler, a dawdling observer, usually found in cities. That is an imaginary definition.'   If the word flâneur conjures up visions of Baudelaire, boule ... more

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  • Cover image of book Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love by Marissa Moss
    Last Things: A Graphic Memoir of Loss and Love - by Marissa Moss

    £14.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781573246989 | ISBN 10: 1573246980

    Last Things is the true and intensely personal story of how one woman coped with the devastating effects of a catastrophic illness in her family.   Using her trademark mix of words and pictures to sharp effect, Marissa Moss presents the story ... more

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  • Cover image of book Boundless by Jillian Tamaki
    Boundless - by Jillian Tamaki

    £16.99   paperback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781770462878 | ISBN 10: 1770462872

    The cartoonist of This One Summer and SuperMutant Magic Academy explores the virtual and IRL world of contemporary women via a lens both surreal and wry.  Jenny becomes obsessed with a strange "mirror Facebook," which presents an alternate, p ... more

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  • Cover image of book Ways to See Great Britain: Curious Places and Surprising Perspectives by Alice Stevenson
    Ways to See Great Britain: Curious Places and Surprising Perspectives - by Alice Stevenson

    £12.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781910463482 | ISBN 10: 1910463485

    An inspiring visual adventure.  Driven by curiosity, restlessness and a desire to better understand her own country, artist Alice Stevenson spent two years exploring and drawing Great Britain.  With an eye for the odd and an antenna f ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History by Hope Nicholson
    The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen: Awesome Female Characters from Comic Book History - by Hope Nicholson

    £19.99   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9781594749483 | ISBN 10: 1594749485

    Think comic books can’t feature strong female protagonists? Think again!  In The Spectacular Sisterhood of Superwomen you’ll meet the most fascinating exemplars of the powerful, compelling, entertaining, and heroic female characters who ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington by Joanna Moorhead
    The Surreal Life of Leonora Carrington - by Joanna Moorhead

    £20.00   hardback   (2017) - ISBN 13: 9780349008776 | ISBN 10: 0349008779

    A personal biography of Leonora Carrington, the debutante who ran away to Mexico and became one of the world's most significant surrealist artists.   In 2006 journalist Joanna Moorhead discovered that her father's cousin, Prim, who had disappe ... more

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  • Cover image of book See Red - Women
    See Red - Women's Workshop - Feminist Posters 1974-1990 - by See Red members, with a foreword by Sheila Rowbotham

    £19.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781909829077 | ISBN 10: 1909829072

    Founded in 1974, See Red Women’s Workshop grew out of a shared desire to combat sexist images of women and to create positive and challenging alternatives. Women from different backgrounds came together to make posters and calendars that tackled is ... more

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  • Cover image of book HFT The Gardener by Suzanne Treister
    HFT The Gardener - by Suzanne Treister

    £34.95   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781910433713 | ISBN 10: 1910433713

    HFT The Gardener presents the culmination of a project comprising multiple bodies of work by the fictional character Hillel Fischer Traumberg. Traumberg is an algorithmic high-frequency trader (HFT), who experiments with psychoactive drugs, and explo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Who Read are Dangerous by Stefan Bollmann
    Women Who Read are Dangerous - by Stefan Bollmann

    £14.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780789212566 | ISBN 10: 0789212560

    What is it about a woman reading that has captivated hundreds of artists over the centuries? Stefan Bollmanns Women Who Read Are Dangerous explores this popular subject in more than 70 artworks drawings, paintings, photographs, and printsby iconi ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life Portraits: Frida Kahlo by Zena Alkayat, illustrated by Nina Cosford
    Life Portraits: Frida Kahlo - by Zena Alkayat, illustrated by Nina Cosford

    £12.00   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780711237162 | ISBN 10: 0711237166

    This beautifully illustrated biography follows Frida Kahlo's exceptional life and work, and celebrates the Mexican icon's immense legacy.  From a young age, Kahlo forged her own path, overcoming polio as a child, and stoically battling the a ... more

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  • Cover image of book 30 Cakes to Eat Naked by Beryl Cook
    30 Cakes to Eat Naked - by Beryl Cook

    £7.99   hardback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9780711237377 | ISBN 10: 0711237379

    Beryl Cook began to paint during the 1960s and became a local phenomenon in Cornwall, England where she lived with her family, but it wasnt until 1975 that she first exhibited her work. Her appeal was classless and she rapidly became Britains most ... more

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  • Cover image of book Women Street Artists of Latin America: Art Without Fear by Rachel Cassandra & Lauren Gucik
    Women Street Artists of Latin America: Art Without Fear - by Rachel Cassandra & Lauren Gucik

    £16.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781933149912 | ISBN 10: 1933149914

    In this groundbreaking, in-depth look at a rarely explored perspective of street art, more than twenty female artists from seven nations in Latin America discuss themes of social justice, artist process, community, visibility, feminism, and more. &nb ... more

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  • Cover image of book This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics by Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr (Editors)
    This Book Is an Action: Feminist Print Culture and Activist Aesthetics - by Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr (Editors)

    £19.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780252081347 | ISBN 10: 025208134x

    The Women's Liberation Movement held a foundational belief in the written word's power to incite social change. In this new collection, Jaime Harker and Cecilia Konchar Farr curate essays that reveal how second-wave feminists embraced this potential ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lady Screever - Alice Colman: The World
    Lady Screever - Alice Colman: The World's First Female Pavement Artist - by Philip Battle

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9780993379604 | ISBN 10: 0993379605

    Lady Screever is the story of Alice Coleman, the world's first female pavement artist. At the end of the 19th century, Alice endured inclement weather, overzealous policing, sexism, physical threats and marriage proposals to support her family by ill ... more

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  • Cover image of book Soldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom by Anna Sparham, Margaret Denny and Diane Atkinson, edited by Hilary Roberts
    Soldiers and Suffragettes: The Photography of Christina Broom - by Anna Sparham, Margaret Denny and Diane Atkinson, edited by Hilary Roberts

    £20.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781781300381 | ISBN 10: 1781300380

    In 1903 a self-taught novice photographer, Christina Broom, turned to photography as a business venture to support her family; from this modest beginning she was to emerge as Britain's acknowledged pioneer woman press photographer. Unconventionally f ... more

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  • Cover image of book Rena Gardiner: Artist and Printmaker by Julian Francis and Martin Andrews
    Rena Gardiner: Artist and Printmaker - by Julian Francis and Martin Andrews

    £20.00   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781908213303 | ISBN 10: 1908213302

    This first book on the artist and printmaker Rena Gardiner (19291999) is long overdue. Her guidebooks to historic places, buildings and the countryside have an idiosyncratic style that is unique in post-war British art. Her principal achievement was ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Big Feminist BUT: Comics about Women, Men and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism by Shannon OLeary and Joan Reilly (Editors)
    The Big Feminist BUT: Comics about Women, Men and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism - by Shannon OLeary and Joan Reilly (Editors)

    £12.99   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780615789385 | ISBN 10: 0615789382

    The Big Feminist BUT: Comics about Women, Men and the IFs, ANDs & BUTs of Feminism is a comics anthology that asks: What do we really mean when we say, Im not a feminist, BUT... or I am 100% a feminist, BUT...   What do our great big BU ... more

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  • Cover image of book Cindy Sherman by Paul Moorhouse
    Cindy Sherman - by Paul Moorhouse

    £14.95   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9780714861555 | ISBN 10: 0714861553

    This volume provides invaluable insight into the life and work of Cindy Sherman, one of the most important female artist of the twentieth century.   Cindy Sherman (b. 1954) is her own subject matter. One of the most celebrated female artists o ... more

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  • Cover image of book A Love Letter from a Stray Moon by Jay Griffiths, with a Foreword by John Berger
    A Love Letter from a Stray Moon - by Jay Griffiths, with a Foreword by John Berger

    £12.00   hardback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781908213174 | ISBN 10: 1908213175

    "A wonderful book. Its like a dress that Kahlo invented for herself."(John Berger) "A stunning allegory about love, art and revolution. She makes every word, every scene, in this passionate narrative count. Its brilliant work."(Barry Lopez) F ... more

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  • Cover image of book Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology by Rozsika Parker and Griselda Pollock
    Old Mistresses: Women, Art and Ideology - by Rozsika Parker and Griselda Pollock

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781780764047 | ISBN 10: 1780764049

    Why is everything that compromises greatness in art coded as 'feminine'? Has the feminist critique of Art History history yet effected real change?   With a new Preface by Griselda Pollock, this new edition of a truly groundbreaking book offe ... more

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  • Cover image of book After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art by Eleanor Heartney, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal and Sue Scott
    After the Revolution: Women Who Transformed Contemporary Art - by Eleanor Heartney, Helaine Posner, Nancy Princenthal and Sue Scott

    £24.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9783791347554 | ISBN 10: 3791347551

    Now available in a revised and fully updated edition, this book examines the rise of women artists in the late 20th century, viewed through the work of 12 key figures.  Why have there been no great women artists? asked the prominent art histo ... more

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  • Cover image of book Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me by Ellen Forney
    Marbles: Mania, Depression, Michelangelo and Me - by Ellen Forney

    £13.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781472106896 | ISBN 10: 147210689x

    A humorous, insightful and occasionally outrageous graphic memoir of an artist suffering from (but enjoying) bipolar disorder. Shortly before her thirtieth birthday, Forney was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Suffering from (but enjoying) extreme ma ... more

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  • Cover image of book Are You My Mother? by Alison Bechdel
    Are You My Mother? - by Alison Bechdel

    £16.99   hardback   (2012) - ISBN 13: 9780224093521 | ISBN 10: 0224093525

    Alison Bechdel's Fun Home, her remarkable graphic memoir about her father, established itself immediately as a classic of the genre, being chosen as Time Magazine's Best Book of the Year for 2006, while The Times called it 'a profound and important b ... more

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  • Cover image of book Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera by Sandra Egnolff and Isabel Alcntara
    Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera - by Sandra Egnolff and Isabel Alcntara

    £10.99   paperback   (2011) - ISBN 13: 9783791346151 | ISBN 10: 3791346156

    Now available again, this bestselling book reveals the story of two creative geniuses, their important contributions to twentieth-century art, and their tumultuous romance.   This captivating book delves into the forces that shaped Frida K ... more

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  • Cover image of book Dance by the Light of the Moon by Judith Vanistendael
    Dance by the Light of the Moon - by Judith Vanistendael

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781906838171 | ISBN 10: 1906838178

    A love story of two parts Nominated for the prestigious Angoulme Festival Grand Prix, Vanistendael creates comics about life as it really is. A beautiful, unexpected story, told from the heart, which reaches far beyond the love story that or ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine by Rozsika Parker
    The Subversive Stitch: Embroidery and the Making of the Feminine - by Rozsika Parker

    £14.99   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781848852839 | ISBN 10: 1848852835

    Rozsika Parker's re-evaluation of the reciprocal relationship between women and embroidery has brought stitchery out from the private world of female domesticity into the fine arts, created a major breakthrough in art history and criticism, and foste ... more

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  • Cover image of book Through the Flower: My Struggle as a Woman Artist by Judy Chicago
    Through the Flower: My Struggle as a Woman Artist - by Judy Chicago

    £11.93   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780595380466 | ISBN 10: 0595380468

    "Through the Flower was my first book (I've since published nine others). I was inspired to write it by the writer and diarist, Anais Nin, who was a mentor to me in the early seventies. My hope was that it would aid young women artists in their devel ... more

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  • Cover image of book The Artemisia Files; Artemisia Gentileschi for Feminists and Other Thinking People. by Edited by Mieke Bal
    The Artemisia Files; Artemisia Gentileschi for Feminists and Other Thinking People. - by Edited by Mieke Bal

    £21.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780226035826 | ISBN 10: 0226035824

    One of the first female artists to achieve recognition in her own time, Artemisia Gentileschi (1593-1653) became instantly popular in the 1970s when feminist art historians "discovered" her and argued vehemently for a place for her in the canon of It ... more

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  • Cover image of book Strangeland by Tracey Emin
    Strangeland - by Tracey Emin

    £8.99   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780340769461 | ISBN 10: 0340769467

    The memoirs and confessions of Tracey Emin provide a remarkable account of an extraordinary life.  From the bed and breakfast land of Margate, through the vicissitudes of her relationship with a strong mother and elusive Turkish father, to inter ... more

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  • Cover image of book Graffiti Woman by Nicholas Ganz
    Graffiti Woman - by Nicholas Ganz

    £19.95   hardback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9780500513064 | ISBN 10: 0500513066

    Graffiti Woman celebrates the rise of female grafitti and street artists, showcasing the work of over 125 women, from those at the top of the game, such as New York's Lady Pink and Amsterdam's Mickey, to a galaxy of rising stars. Accompanied by ... more

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  • Cover image of book Reading Art, Reading Irigaray: The Politics of Art by Women by Hilary Robinson
    Reading Art, Reading Irigaray: The Politics of Art by Women - by Hilary Robinson

    £62.00   paperback   (2006) - ISBN 13: 9781860649530 | ISBN 10: 186064953x

    Luce Irigaray is one of the foremost philosophers and feminist thinkers of our day. Her work has had an enormous impact on the visual arts and is widely taught and read across the field - yet the actual implications of this influential body of though ... more

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