A new and innovative approach to the fascinating history of women artists, from the sixteenth century to the present
The Short Story of Women Artists tells the full history - from the breakthroughs that women have made in pushing for parity with male artists, to the important contributions made to otherwise male-dominated artistic movements, and the forgotten and obscured artists who are now being rediscovered and reassessed.
Accessible, concise and richly illustrated, the book reveals the connections between different periods, artists and styles, giving readers a thorough understanding and broad enjoyment of the full achievements that female artists have made.
"Concise, pithy, and accessible, Susie Hodge's The Short Story of Women Artists introduces readers to artists forgotten and obscured, many of whom are now rightly being reassessed." Hyperallergic
About the Author
Susie Hodge is an art historian, historian and artist. She is the bestselling author of numerous books, among them The Short Story of Art and The Short Story of Modern Art.