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25 Women: Essays On Their Art

$70.00 NZD

The book collects Dave Hickey’s best and most important writing about female artists from the past twenty years. But this is far more than a compilation: Hickey has revised each essay, bringing them up to date and drawing out common themes. 


  • Written by Dave Hickey in his trademark style—accessible, witty, and powerfully illuminating
  • 25 Women analyzes the work of Joan Mitchell, Bridget Riley, Fiona Rae, Lynda Benglis, Karen Carson, and many others.
  • Discusses artists works as work, bringing politics and gender into the conversation when warranted by the art itself
  • Offers a reflection on the life and role of the critic in the art world


Dave Hickey is former executive editor of Art in America, and has served as a contributing editor for the Village Voice and as the arts editor of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. Hickey's work is described as 'always engaging and never dull'. 


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