The Bigger Picture Women Who Changed the Art World

Written by Sophia Bennett

Illustrated by Manjit Thapp

The Bigger Picture Women Who Changed the Art World Synopsis

This book will introduce young readers to the lives and work of the world's most renowned and inspirational artists. As well as biographical information, this book will look at the creative practices of these women who broke boundaries and exceeded all expectations. With foreword by Tate's first female director, Maria Balshaw, the book will contain over thirty biographies of women artists, investigating their creative practices and exploring their contribution to art. In addition, it will also feature original interviews with living artists including Rachel Whiteread, Paula Rego, Lorna Simpson and Yayoi Kusama, inspiring budding artists to have the confidence to follow their dreams as well as offering advice to all readers on how to overcome challenges and achieve their goals.

Book Information

ISBN: 9781849766210
Publication date: 7th March 2019
Author: Sophia Bennett
Illustrator: Manjit Thapp
Publisher: Tate Publishing
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 112 pages

About Sophia Bennett

Sophia Bennett is a writer of novels for children and young adults. Her titles include Threads, Beads, Following Ophelia and Unveiling Venus. She lives in London with her husband and children. Manjit Thapp is an illustrator who lives and works in Birmingham. She has illustrated two titles for Penguin US, The Little Book of Feminist Saints and Scribble Yourself Feminist.

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