New PDF release: 25 Women: Essays on Their Art
By Dave Hickey
25 Women won't disappoint. The publication collects Hickey’s top and most vital writing approximately girl artists from the prior 20 years. yet this can be way over a compilation: Hickey has revised each one essay, bringing them modern and drawing out universal issues. Written in Hickey’s trademark style—accessible, witty, and powerfully illuminating—25 Women analyzes the paintings of Joan Mitchell, Bridget Riley, Fiona Rae, Lynda Benglis, Karen Carson, and so forth. Hickey discusses their paintings as paintings, bringing politics and gender into the dialogue merely the place it sort of feels warranted via the artwork itself. The ensuing publication is not just a deep engagement with essentially the most influential and leading edge modern artists, but in addition a mirrored image at the lifestyles and function of the critic: the choices, judgments, politics, and ethics that critics negotiate all through their careers within the paintings world.
Always attractive, frequently arguable, and never boring, Dave Hickey is a author who will get humans excited—and talking—about artwork. 25 Women will thrill his many enthusiasts, and make him lots of new ones.
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25 Women: Essays on Their Art by Dave Hickey