Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts features an unparalleled collection of real-life heroines of the art, design, and fashion industries. This gorgeous book is brimming with colorful, hand-painted portraits of each of the 25 creative women by illustrator Ellen Surrey. Each image is accompanied by a carefully selected quote—each lovely lady’s own words to live by.
Entries include a short biography of each prominent figure from the 1930s to the 1960s. Discover Edith Head’s humor, Alma Thomas’s gift for color, Vera Neumann’s inventive spirit, and Sister Corita Kent’s life advice—as well as Yayoi Kusama, Mary Blair, Ruth Asawa, Eva Zeisel, Florence Knoll, and many more.
Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts is a celebration of some of the most creative and successful women of that era, and how their work still resonates today. It makes for a treasured gift of inspiration for creative tweens to adults, as well as artists, designers, and feminists.
Hardcover / 116 pages
Dimensions: 7.75" x 10.25"