A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940

Erica Hirshler Cecilia Beaux


A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940

A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940

  • Title: A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940
  • Author: Erica Hirshler Cecilia Beaux
  • ISBN: 9780878464821
  • Page: 135
  • Format: Hardcover



As early as 1889, one Boston art critic had reported that there is nothing that men do that is not done by women now in Boston The city of Boston saw perhaps the largest concentration of women artists in the country, and A Studio of Her Own tells the interwoven stories of 40 of them in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries It explores their lives and workAs early as 1889, one Boston art critic had reported that there is nothing that men do that is not done by women now in Boston The city of Boston saw perhaps the largest concentration of women artists in the country, and A Studio of Her Own tells the interwoven stories of 40 of them in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries It explores their lives and work both individually and communally, taking particular note of the relationships they formed, which enabled many of them to excel Along with individual portraits of the artists, the book includes discussions of such contextual issues as the importance of the Arts and Crafts movement, concerns of marriage, family and sexuality, and the role of the MFA School A Studio of Her Own is the definitive work on an important moment in America s cultural and artistic history.


Recent Comments "A Studio of Her Own: Women Artists in Boston 1870-1940"

This is a book every artist and art educator should have on her shelf. It was of particular appeal to me as it covered regional female artist. Ownership is mandatory for this book, as it is not just a lender but belongs in the permanent collection of both the artist or art enthusiast.


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