Recent Books for Young Readers About Women Artists

Here we list children’s books about women artists—from the distant past to the present—published from around the time of Art Herstory’s launch. Each description is drawn from the blurb on the publisher’s website. If you know of other titles that should be...

Anna Ancher’s Vaccination and Scientific Motherhood

Guest post by Alice Price, Temple University, Tyler School of Art and Architecture Figure 1: Anna Ancher, A Vaccination, 1899, oil on canvas, 73 cm x 90 cm, Skagens Museum, Denmark, SKM 1944. Danish audiences celebrate the Danish painter Anna Brøndum Ancher...

New Books about Women Artists | Apr–Jun 2022

Here we list all the new books about women artists—from the past, and also from the present—that have come to our attention, published in the second quarter of this calendar year. Each description is drawn from the blurb on the publisher’s website. If you know of...

Portraying May Alcott Nieriker

Guest post by Julia Dabbs, University of Minnesota, Morris “Concord people will be amazed by it.” So wrote artist and author May Alcott Nieriker (1840–1879), youngest sister of famed author Louisa May Alcott, in an 1877 letter to her family. She was...

New Books about Women Artists | Jan–March 2022

Blurbs compiled by Ceci Williams, Art Herstory Intern Here we list all the new books about women artists—from the past, and also from the present—that have come to our attention, published in the first quarter of this calendar year. Each description is drawn from...