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National Museum of Women in the Arts

Collection Highlights

Shares recent acquisitions and longtime favorites from a museum devoted to women artists.
The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, DC, is the first museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts. Drawing from a collection that spans five centuries and includes artists from six continents, this publication spotlights new additions to the museum as well as longstanding highlights. Vibrant images present over 175 works from the museum’s collections, including key artworks by Louise Bourgeois, Lalla Essaydi, Frida Kahlo, Hung Liu, Clara Peeters, Faith Ringgold, Niki de Saint Phalle, Amy Sherald, Alma Woodsey Thomas, and many others. Thematic chapters weave connections across medium, genre, and time. Essays by museum curators and more than thirty guest artists and scholars illuminate the mission of NMWA and help readers discover great women artists.

240 pages | 200 color plates | 10 x 11

Art: American Art, Art--General Studies

Women's Studies

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