VCU Libraries serves as a repository for the Women's Studio Workshop, "an artists’ workspace that encourages the voice and vision of individual women artists", and the largest publisher of hand-printed and hand-bound artists' books in the United States.
Brings recognition to the achievements of women artists of all periods and nationalities by exhibiting, preserving, acquiring, and researching art by women and by teaching the public about their accomplishments.
Browsing Women Artists
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Features the work of women artists from the Renaissance to today. The full-page illustrations bring to light these artists' achievements, including historical and cultural notes to place their works in perspective.
The Linda Lee Alter Collection of Art by Women collection at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts (PAFA). Approximately 400 works of art including paintings, photographs, drawings, watercolours, pastels, collage, prints, fabric pieces, ceramics, bronze, wood, and sculpture in other media by over 150 artists.
Illustrated essays by nearly fifty writers, including both MoMA curators and outside scholars, among them many of the strongest voices in current research on art and gender, this publication presents a range of generational and cultural perspectives.