Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts

Author(s): Ellen Surrey


Wit, wisdom, and willfulness abound on page after page of this vibrant anthology from Gloria Fowler and up-and-coming illustrator Ellen Surrey. Featuring an unparalleled collection of real-life heroines of the art, design, and fashion industries, MID-CENTURY MODERN WOMEN IN THE VISUAL ARTS is a celebration of some of the most creative and successful females of that era and their societal contributions. Enjoy original, colorful, and hand-painted portraits of each of the twenty-five chosen role models portrayed in her characteristic setting, accompanied by a carefully selected quote: each lovely lady s own words to live by. A short biography rounds out the introduction to each prominent figure of the 1930s to 60s, providing 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 humor, 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."


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General Fields

  • : 9781623260828
  • : AMMO Books, LLC
  • : AMMO Books LLC
  • : February 2016
  • : 30.50 cmmm X 24.10 cmmm X 1.50 cmmm
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Ellen Surrey
  • : Hardback
  • : Oct-15
  • : en
  • : 116