Fantastically Great Women Artists and Their Stories by Kate Pankhurst - Richmond House Event
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'Significantly more engaging and inspiring than the rival Rebel Girls'GUARDIAN 'It's hard to imagine any group of primary-aged children who wouldn't be inspired'BOOKSELLER 'An absolute must-have for every young person's bookshelf'HUFFINGTON POST
Over half of all the visual artists working today are women, but the paintings and sculptures shown in many galleries and museums tell a different story because they're usually the work of men.
In this book Kate Pankhurst, descendent of Emmeline Pankhurst, tells the fascinating stories of some of history's most talented female artists.
·Express your feelings and find your identity through art with Frida Kahlo ·Run away to the circus and paint with Laura Knight ·Help bring talented artists into the spotlight with Peggy Guggenheim ·Challenge racism and segregation by creating powerful art with Faith Ringgold
Including comic strips, family trees, maps and more, Fantastically Great Women Artists and Their Stories is a celebration of just some of the women whose creativity and dreams have made a mark on the world. A fantastic gift for girls and boys alike!
List of women featured: Amrita Sher-Gil, Elisabeth Le Brun, Emily Kame Kngwarreye, Faith Ringgold, Frida Kahlo, Kathe Kollwitz, Dame Laura Knight and Peggy Guggenheim.