North American Women Artists of the Twentieth Century: A Biographical Dictionary

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Jules Heller, Nancy Heller
Garland, 1995 - Art - 612 pages
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An illustrated reference that provides accurate, concise, and accessible biographical and bibliographic information on women artists from Canada, Mexico, and the US. Some 1,500 alphabetical entries cover widely recognized professional artists born before 1960 who work in a broad range of fields: painting, sculpture, printmaking, photography, ceramics, fibers, metals, and performance art. A particularly noteworthy feature is the inclusion of Mexican and Inuit artists. Some 100 bandw illustrations--many of which have seldom been reproduced--represent the contributions of the artists Annotation copyright by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

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About the author (1995)

Nancy G. Heller is Professor of Art History at The University of the Arts in Philadelphia. The author of "Women Artists: An Illustrated History" and "Women Artists: Works from the National Museum of Women in the Arts," Heller has received awards from the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Smithsonian Institution.

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