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National Museum of Women in the Arts (U.S.)

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Works: 274 works in 506 publications in 3 languages and 19,591 library holdings
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Judy Chicago by Lucy R Lippard( Book )

7 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 763 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book is a reference that pays tribute to the four-decade career of artist, Judy Chicago. Published in conjunction with an exhibition to be held at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Fall and Winter 2002, Judy Chicago is filled with full-color reproductions spanning the entire range of her work: the early years in California; the feminist work; the Dinner Party years; the Birth Project years; the Powerplay series; the Holocaust Project; and her autobiographical and recent work. This guide also features never-before-reproduced art from her revolutionary pre-Dinner Party years, as well as a revealing, one-on-one interview by Lucy Lippard with Judy Chicago herself; a foreword by Elizabeth A. Sackler; an introduction by art historian Edward Lucie-Smith; and enlightening text written by curator Vicki D. Thompson Wylder
American women artists, 1830-1930 by Eleanor Tufts( Book )

3 editions published in 1987 in English and held by 699 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pottery by American Indian women : the legacy of generations by Susan Peterson( Book )

4 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 694 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The text and lavish illustrations focus on the American Indian women who have maintained and expanded the art in the twentieth century: the craft's six well-known matriarchs (including Lucy M. Lewis and Maria Martinez), family members who followed in their footsteps, and women working in the avant-garde. The author - herself a potter, with longstanding personal ties to the century's most important American Indian clay artists - personally introduces these remarkable women. In informal interviews, they explain their working methods and their aesthetic visions, allowing rare and surprisingly intimate glimpses into the fulfillment they gain from working the stuff of the earth into beautiful new forms
Role models : feminine identity in contemporary American photography( Book )

6 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 641 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In today's image-conscious world, photography is one of the most powerful mediators of our sense of self. Exploring the ways in which female identity is constructed and mediated through the art of photography is the central theme of this fascinating, fully illustrated book, published to accompany a major exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C." "This book features the work of two generations of artists whose portraiture, self-portraiture, and narrative photographs have indelibly inflected our understanding of gender and identity over the past thirty years. More specifically, it focuses on how role models and role-playing have been central to the art, meaning, and social function of contemporary photography. "Role Models" begins with the early 1980s, a time when many American women artists and photographers such as Eleanor Antin and Cindy Sherman realised that they could be both the creator and the subject of their work, while others such as Nan Goldin, Sally Mann, and Mary Ellen Mark sought to document the varied roles that women and girls try on in their struggle to find an identity that fits. "Role Models" also considers how, by the late 1990s, a generation of photographers including Anna Gaskell, Catherine Opie, and Nikki S. Lee had become exemplars for a new cadre of younger women artists by collapsing old boundaries between postmodern and documentary photography, establishing new post-feminist sensibilities and evolving more fluid concepts of female identity."--Jacket
Italian women artists : from Renaissance to Baroque by Carole Collier Frick( Book )

5 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Why are women artists of the Italian Renaissance and Baroque so relatively unknown today when, during their lifetimes, their artistic merits were celebrated by their foremost contemporaries? Italian Women Artists of the Renaissance and Baroque aims to provide the first survey of women professionally active as painters, engravers and sculptors in 16th and 17th century Italy, and to document the sociocultural context that contributed to shape their lives and oeuvres. This catalogue, published in association with the travelling exhibition which opens at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington D.C., examines the artistic practices and achievements of these remarkable women who managed to gain public, if not international, acclaim. Featuring 60 outstanding works by a dozen of the foremost Italian female artists, this volume offers an unparalleled opportunity to understand their social, personal, and stylistic developments. This scholarly publication will undoubtedly make a significant contribution to the re-emergence of these women as artists of stature and thus constitute a new departure for historical investigations into the way gender has affected how we perceive works of art and into issues of attributions and art market economics
Lilla Cabot Perry : an American impressionist by Meredith Martindale( Book )

4 editions published between 1990 and 1991 in English and held by 584 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women silversmiths, 1685-1845 : works from the collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts by Philippa Glanville( Book )

9 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 564 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An imperial collection : women artists from the State Hermitage Museum( Book )

7 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 555 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An Imperial Collection explores how women as patrons, painters, and subjects contributed to the cultural history of Russia. Eminent families formed collections and created artistic commissions that brought women artists to Russia and extended the influence of western European art to the royal court of the czars. Some women artists were allowed into the inner circles of the aristocracy, providing an "insider" view into the private side of court life. Artists whose works are explored in the book include Elisabeth Louise Vigee-Lebrun, who from 1795 to 1801 found refuge in St. Petersburg after the French Revolution forced her to flee her own country; French sculptor Marie-Anne Collot, who was commissioned by Catherine to produce a sculpture of Peter the Great, now one of the great landmarks of St. Petersburg; Scotswoman Christina Robertson, whose prestigious commissions to paint the women of the court give a refreshing perspective on the personal relationships of the Imperial family; and Angelica Kauffman, one of the few eighteenth-century women painters to tackle the challenging field of history painting, often with a heightened sensitivity to female roles. Works by these and many other women artists are explored in depth, alongside a ground-breaking study of the importance of the Academy of Arts, the bastion of the artistic establishment since it was founded by Empress Elizabeth in the mid-eighteenth century. This book will appeal to anyone interested in eighteenth-and nineteenth-century women artists, the history of Russian patronage of the arts, and Russian imperial history and culture
Carrie Mae Weems by Andrea Kirsh( Book )

5 editions published between 1992 and 1994 in English and held by 519 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The catalog for a traveling exhibit of Weems's photographs, sponsored by the National Museum of Women in the Arts. The 50 photographs, mostly black-and-white, deal with the life of contemporary Afro-Americans, especially women. Includes a 30-page introductory essay
Amazons in the drawing room : the art of Romaine Brooks by Whitney Chadwick( Book )

2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 509 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Amazons in the Drawing Room: The Art of Romaine Brooks presents a comprehensive and definitive analysis of the art and life of Romaine Brooks (1874-1970), reproducing for the first time in color thirty-four of the forty nudes and portraits she painted as well as thirty-seven autobiographical drawings."--Jacket
Amalia Amaki : boxes, buttons and the blues by National Museum of Women in the Arts (U.S.)( Book )

3 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 441 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Retrospective mixed-media exhibition featuring photographs, quilts, souvenir fans, and digitally manipulated photographs, incorporating fabric, beads, pearls, buttons, paint, found objects, and glitter
Camille Claudel by Reine-Marie Paris( Book )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 386 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Royalists to romantics : women artists from the Louvre, Versailles and other French national collections( Book )

4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 311 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The rich collections of paintings and sculptures by women in the Louvre, Versailles, Fontainebleau, and other venerable French collections present an outstanding opportunity to explore the important contributions that women artists made in France between 1750 and 1848, a period that saw the waning of the ancien regime, the traumas of the French Revolution, the rise and fall of Napoleon, and the restoration of the monarchy. 'Royalists to Romantics' features some seventy-five paintings, sculptures, prints, and drawings by thirty-five French women artists of this era. These stunning works both illuminate their makers' careers and offer a new narrative about the art world of the Revolutionary period. Published to accompany a major exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC, this beautifully illustrated book examines eighteenth-century French theories of sexual difference and their influence on the 'woman-artist question'; paradoxical Revolutionary attitudes toward women artists, who encountered as many new limitations as opportunities; and the complex ways that women marketed their reputations and managed their cultural positions in France's intricate social and artistic hierarchy. Accompanies a major exhibition at the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, DC from February 24- May 31, 2012
Dreaming their way : Australian Aboriginal women painters( Book )

3 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dreaming Their Way' accompanies the first major US presentation of art by indigenous women in Australia. It showcases 33 artists' important contributions to contemporary painting and represents communities across the continent"--Inside cover
Elisabeth Frink : sculpture and drawings, 1950-1990 by Elisabeth Frink( Book )

5 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 288 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ultramodern : the art of contemporary Brazil by Aracy A Amaral( Book )

5 editions published in 1993 in English and Portuguese and held by 237 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The catalog to accompany an exhibition by the same name which was held at the National Museum of Women in the Arts (also the publisher of the catalog) in 1993. It presents, in color plates and accompanying text, abstract and conceptual art created since the mid-1950s by 18 contemporary Brazilian women."--Amazon
Lavinia Fontana of Bologna, 1552-1614 by Vera Fortunati Pietrantonio( Book )

5 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 210 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sofonisba Anguissola : a Renaissance woman by Sylvia Ferino-Pagden( Book )

4 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women artists : the other side of the picture( Visual )

4 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Respected artists such as Doris McCarthy, Judy Chicago, Joyce Weiland, and Jane Ash Poitras - in combination with curators, art historians, and the Guerrilla Girls, the "terrorists" of the art world - discuss the dearth of women's artwork in major galleries and examine the poignant social history of women in the fine arts - a story of suppression, marginalization, and omission"--Container
The book as art : artists' books from the National Museum of Women in the arts by Krystyna Wasserman( Book )

4 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Artists' books have emerged over the last twenty-five years as one of the most engaging contemporary art forms, addressing subjects from poetry to politics, incorporating a full spectrum of artistic media and bookmaking methods, and taking every conceivable form. Female painters, sculptors, calligraphers, and printmakers have played a primary role in developing this new mode of artistic expression. The Book as Art presents more than one hundred of the finest artist̃ books culled from the collection of the National Museum of Women in the Arts. These exquisitely crafted objects are certain to provoke unexpected and surprising conclusions about what constitutes a book."--Jacket
 
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controlled identityNational Museum of Women's Art (U.S.)

Museo Nacional de Mujeres Artistas

Museu Nacional de Dones Artistes

Museu Nacional de Mulheres Artistas

Museum of Women in the Arts Washington, DC

Nacia Muzeo de Virinaj Artistoj

National Museum of Woman in the Arts

National Museum of Women's Art (U.S.)

National Museum of Women's Art (Washington, D.C.)

NMWA

NMWA (National Museum of Women in the Arts Washington)

NMWA (Wahongton, D.C.)

Washington (D.C.)

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国立女性美術館

國際女性藝術博物館

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Pottery by American Indian women : the legacy of generationsRole models : feminine identity in contemporary American photographyItalian women artists : from Renaissance to BaroqueLilla Cabot Perry : an American impressionistAn imperial collection : women artists from the State Hermitage MuseumCarrie Mae WeemsAmazons in the drawing room : the art of Romaine BrooksAmalia Amaki : boxes, buttons and the blues