A colourful and insightful introduction to the lives of the world’s most renowned and inspirational artists.
This informative book invites young readers to discover the creative practices of female artists who, over their careers, broke boundaries and exceeded expectations. Each page reveals their struggles and successes, demystifying the art world, building confidence and inspiring a new generation.
As well as biographical entries on over thirty artists, this book contains unique interviews with living artists including Rachel Whiteread, Yayoi Kusama and Paula Rego.
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.