• Sign In / Register
  • Help
  • Basket0
The books you love, the emails you want
Time is running out, opt in before 25 May or you'll stop hearing from us
Yes Please
Women Artists of the Great Basin (Hardback)
  • Women Artists of the Great Basin (Hardback)
zoom

Women Artists of the Great Basin (Hardback)

(author), (photographer)
£49.50
Hardback 216 Pages / Published: 30/10/2017
  • We can order this

Usually despatched within 2 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Check Marketplace availability

Thirty-two women artists scattered over 200,000 square miles introduce a powerhouse of three-dimensional art in Women Artists of the Great Basin. A wave of women's art has begun to paint the land with a giant brush, and nowhere have the winds of change been more evident than in the Great Basin, where a sense of freedom and rugged individualism has swept across the playas and through cities and towns. This book is a stunning visual rendering of a wide range of visionary women artists of all ages and backgrounds, and readers will discover their dynamic works and get to know them on a personal level. Sculptors, painters, fabric artists, glassblowers, marble and stone workers, and even a renowned Twinkie artist are represented here, all producing artwork that is jam-packed with originality.

Fulkerson and Mantle, longtime artists and residents of the Great Basin themselves, offer a behind-the-scenes intimate glimpse into these women's lives and artwork-showing not only what they create, but why they create it. Too often overlooked, the women covered here prove there is much richness, life, and creativity in what has often been dismissed as a barren desert. Their stories of overcoming great obstacles unfold right alongside images of their art. Many circle outside the conventional world of galleries, museums, and art publications and have created varied paths to their success. They are indeed true originals, rooted in a land of unique geography, a stew of cultures, and stories like no other.

Publisher: University of Nevada Press
ISBN: 9781943859375
Number of pages: 216
Weight: 680 g
Dimensions: 235 x 273 x 25 mm

You may also be interested in...

Out of This Century
Added to basket
Recording Britain
Added to basket
£30.00
Hardback
Matisse
Added to basket
£14.99
Paperback
Munch
Added to basket
£6.95
Paperback
Frida Kahlo
Added to basket
£10.99
Paperback
A Day in St Ives
Added to basket
£7.99
Paperback
This is Bacon
Added to basket
£9.95
Hardback
The 20th Century Art Book
Added to basket
London Underground By Design
Added to basket
Seven Days in the Art World
Added to basket
Frank Auerbach
Added to basket
Scandinavian Design
Added to basket
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
Added to basket
The Bloomsbury Group
Added to basket

Reviews

Please sign in to write a review

Your review has been submitted successfully.