25 Women: Essays On Their Art
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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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