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9781641606141

Discover Her Art Women Artists and Their Masterpieces

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  • ISBN13:

    9781641606141

  • ISBN10:

    1641606142

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2022-03-01
  • Publisher: Chicago Review Press

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Summary

"An inclusive, easy-to-read guidebook to women artists." — Publishers Weekly.

"A must for art history curriculum and to diversify biography shelves." —School Library Journal.


Discover Her Art invites young art lovers and artists to learn about painting through the lives and masterpieces of 24 women from the 16th to the 20th century.
 
In each chapter, readers arrive at a masterwork, explore it with an artist’s eye, and learn about the painter's remarkable life and the inspirations behind her work. Young artists will discover how these 24 amazing women used composition, color, value, shape, and line in paintings that range from highly realistic to fully abstract. Hands-on exercises encourage readers to create their own art!

Whether you love to make art or just look at it, you will enjoy discovering the great work of these women artists.
 

Author Biography

Jean Leibowitz, award-winning painter and scientist, is a portrait and landscape artist who uses traditional painting and drawing approaches in her art. She has written health education curriculum for middle-school students. She lives in Portland, ME. Lisa LaBanca Rogers is an elementary school librarian and the award-winning author of 16 Words: William Carlos Williams and the Red Wheelbarrow and Hound Won’t Go. She regularly writes about art and artists for various magazine publications. She lives in Boston, MA.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Getting Started
Part I: Discover Her Art: Classical and Realistic Paintings
  1. Lavinia Fontana
  2. Artemisia Gentileschi
  3. Rachel Ruysch
  4. Adélaïde Labille-Guiard
  5. Rosa Bonheur
  6. Berthe Morisot
  7. Mary Cassatt
  8. Cecilia Beaux
  9. Lluïsa Vidal
  10. Angel De Cora
  11. Laura Wheeler Waring
  12. Pan Yuliang
Part II: Discover Art: Modern Paintings
  1. Suzanne Valadon
  2. Paula Modersohn-Becker
  3. Angelina Beloff
  4. Tarsila do Amaral 
  5. Amrita Sher-Gil 
  6. Loïs Mailou Jones 
  7. María Izquierdo 
  8. Amelia Peláez 
  9. Yuki Ogura
  10. Maria Leontina 
  11. Alma Thomas
  12. Joan Mitchell 
Appendix: Value Scale and Color Wheel
Notes
Index
 

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