National Museum of Women in the Arts: Highlights from the Collection

National Museum of Women in the Arts


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Discover women artists and make connections across time, medium and genre.

The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C. – the first museum in the world solely dedicated to championing women through the arts – has a collection spanning five centuries and featuring artists from six continents. This book shares recent acquisitions and longtime favourites; its thematic organisation leads readers to new discoveries.

NMWA’s new collection highlights catalogue helps readers make connections across art history and discover women artists. Lush imagery features key artworks by Louise Bourgeois, Lalla Essaydi, Frida Kahlo, Hung Liu, Clara Peeters, Faith Ringgold, Niki de Saint Phalle, Amy Sherald, Alma Woodsey Thomas, and many others. In spotlight essays, writers from the museum – alongside more than thirty guest artists and scholars – share stories that illuminate the unique works and mission of NMWA.

Format: Hardback
Pages: 264
Imprint: Hirmer Verlag
Publication date: 23/11/2023

ISBN: 9783777441696 Categories: ,