Works by Kusama, Riley, Bourgeois & Gallagher Make Waves in London Contemporary Week

women-artists-7.jpg
Launch Slideshow

A s a major new publication, GREAT WOMEN ARTISTS, is launched by Phaidon, we look at the work of leading female artists whose work is offered for sale in this week's Contemporary Art auctions. Below is an excerpt from the book, which Sotheby's clients can purchase with a 20% discount.

"Many do not consider their sex a primary aspect of their artistic practice. This is not a survey of feminist art or a selection of art about ‘female experience' and ‘women’s subjects’. The artworks chosen more often than not transcend issues of gender, and instead serve to demonstrate the widest variety of approaches to materials, technique, form and subject matter. Taken as a whole, it is a testament to the extensive work that has been undertaken over several decades to research artists who had been written out of history and it is also a celebration of the continuing creativity of women across the world today." — Rebecca Morrill.

Click here to purchase GREAT WOMEN ARTISTS using the code GWA20.

Works by Kusama, Riley, Bourgeois & Gallagher Make Waves in London Contemporary Week

/
Close
Stay informed with Sotheby’s top stories, videos & news.
Receive the best from Sotheby’s delivered to your inbox.

By subscribing you are agreeing to Sotheby’s Privacy Policy. You can unsubscribe from Sotheby’s emails at any time by clicking the “Manage your Subscriptions” link in any of your emails.

More from Sotheby's

We use our own and third party cookies to enable you to navigate around our Site, use its features and engage on social media, and to allow us to perform analytics, remember your preferences, provide services that you have requested and produce content and advertisements tailored to your interests, both on our Site as well as others. For more information, or to learn how to change your cookie or marketing preferences, please see our updated Privacy Policy & Cookie Policy.

Close