Books about women artists

Judith Kerr

Judith Kerr

Joanna Carey

An overview of the life and work of much-loved children's illustrator and author Judith Kerr, creator of classics such as The Tiger Who Came to Tea, and Mog.   

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 Read reviewMirka Mora: A Life Making Art

Mirka Mora: A Life Making Art

Sabine Cotte

Mirka Mora features a rich insight into the intellectual life and art practice of one of Australia's most versatile, creative and prolific modern artists.

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Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future

Hilma af Klint: Paintings for the Future

Tracey Bashkoff, Tessel M. Baudin

A groundbreaking study of visionary artist Hilma af Klint.      

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50 Contemporary Women Artists

50 Contemporary Women Artists

John Gosslee, Heather Zises, Elizabeth Sackler

This one-of-a-kind compendium features a selection of women artists and architects who have made groundbreaking contributions to contemporary art. Profiling an international cross-section of artists, 50 Contemporary Women Artists...

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Cecily Brown

Cecily Brown

Laerke Rydal Jorgensen, Anders Kold, Poul Erik Tojner

The British painter Cecily Brown (born 1969), based in New York since the 1990s, is one  of the central figures in the international resurgence of painting since the turn of the century. 

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The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality

The Art of Feminism: Images that Shaped the Fight for Equality

Helena Reckitt

Once again, women are on the march. And since its inception in the 19th century, the women's movement has harnessed the power of images to transmit messages of social change and equality to the world.

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Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective

Bauhaus Women: A Global Perspective

Elizabeth Otto, Patrick Roessler

Forty five key women of the Bauhaus movement.

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Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

Frida Kahlo: Making Her Self Up

Claire Wilcox, Circe Henestrosa

Frida Kahlo's Wardrobe presents a fresh view of Kahlo's compelling life story. The book expands upon the narrative of discovery, presenting highlights from Kahlo's collection alongside her self-portraits. This pairing is...

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Nora Heysen: A Portrait

Nora Heysen: A Portrait

Anne-Louise Willoughby

Extensively researched by the author, Nora Heysen: A Portrait is the first biography of the artist, and it has been enthusiastically embraced by the Heysen family. 

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Del Kathryn Barton

Del Kathryn Barton

Del Kathryn Barton, Natalie King

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Women Artists

Women Artists

Flavia Frigeri

Small, smart, essential - a chronological introduction to women artists through 500 years of history, providing a rich understanding of key female artists from the Baroque to today.

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Polixeni Papapetrou

Polixeni Papapetrou

Polixeni Papapetrou, Natalie King

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Frida

Frida

Benjamin Lacombe, Sebastian Perez, Frida Kahlo

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New Chinese Architecture

New Chinese Architecture

Austin Williams, Zhang Xin

The first survey of China's leading female architects, featuring 20 established and emerging talents making an impact on the national scene.

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Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

Frances Hodgkins: European Journeys

Mary Kisler, Catherine Hammond

A vivid and by turns revealing book focused on the fascinating European journeys of British modernist Frances Hodgkins.   

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Mirka & Georges: A Culinary Affair

Mirka & Georges: A Culinary Affair

Lesley Harding, Kendrah Morgan

Meet the legendary Mirka and Georges Mora, with classic French recipes, untold anecdotes, photographs and Mirka's sensuous and colourful artworks.  

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Wicked but Virtuous

Wicked but Virtuous

Mirka Mora

Few artists in Australia are held in such affectionate esteem as Mirka Mora. Even fewer have had such an amazing life.

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Bauhausmadels. A Tribute to Pioneering Women Artists

Bauhausmadels. A Tribute to Pioneering Women Artists

Patrick Rossler

With more than 400 portrait photographs taken between 1919 and 1933, Bauhaus Gals creates a visual impression of the women artists who attended the most progressive art school of the 20th century and, departing from there, often...

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Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

Margaret Olley: A Generous Life

QAGOMA

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Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie Leibovitz at Work

Annie Leibovitz

Annie Leibovitz, our most celebrated living photographer, explains how her pictures are made

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Georgia O'Keeffe at Home

Georgia O'Keeffe at Home

Alicia Inez Guzman

Georgia O'Keeffe at Home explores the influence of the various landscapes and cities Georgia inhabited, as well as the places she travelled to, on her life and artwork.

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Forgotten Women: The Artists

Forgotten Women: The Artists

Zing Tsjeng

The 48 talented and influential female artists that history should never have forgotten.

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Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo

Frida: The Biography of Frida Kahlo

Hayden Herrera

The biography of the Mexican painter Frida Kahlo reveals a woman of extreme magnetism and originality, and an artist whose sensual vibrancy came from her experiences. Following Kahlo from her childhood near Mexico City during the...

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Blooms and Brushstrokes: A Floral History of Australian Art

Blooms and Brushstrokes: A Floral History of Australian Art

Penelope Curtin, Tansy Curtin

Blooms and Brushstrokes takes you on a unique journey through the history of Australian art, one flower at a time, examining the blooms depicted in still lifes, floral portraits, decorative interiors and botanical illustrations by...

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Madam and Eve: Women Portraying Women

Madam and Eve: Women Portraying Women

Liz Rideal, Kathleen Soriano

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Figuring

Figuring

Maria Popova

A history of women who have changed our understanding of the universe, from the creator of Brain Pickings

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