Artemisia Gentileschi was the greatest female artists of the Baroque age. Critic and historian Jonathan Jones discovers how Artemisia overcame a turbulent past to become one of the foremost painters of her day.
Gentileschi was shamed in a culture where honour was everything. Yet she went on to become one of the most sought-after artists of the seventeenth century. Yet she went on to become one of the most sought-after artists of the seventeenth century. Gentileschi's art communicated a powerful personal vision. Like Frida Kahlo, Louise Bourgeois or Tracey Emin, she put her life into her art.
Author : Jonathan Jones
Publisher : Laurence King Publishing Ltd
Publish Date : 9 May 2020
Page : 144
Format : BB - Hardback
Dimension : 13.1 x 18.9 cm
AGSA Book Club - February 2021