Mid-Century Modern Women in the Visual Arts
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 portraits of 25 creative women, and each illustration is accompanied by a carefully selected quote-the ladies' own words to live by.
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.
• Entries feature a short biography of each prominent figure of the 1930s to the 1960s.
• Brimming with original illustrations by Ellen Surrey
• Includes an introduction by Gloria Fowler