CHICAGO, Nov. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — On Thursday, November 3 and Friday, November 4Kering, Phaidon, and Artspace partnered with the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) on the launch of Great
women Painters. A comprehensive survey, the new book tells the stories of over three hundred women artists born in sixty countries worldwide from the past five centuries. Conceived to reveal and champion a more diverse history of art, the collaboration brought together four artists featured in the book – Jordan Casteel, Loie Hollowell, Hilary Pecisand Genesis Tramaine. The partnership also includes the launch of two newly-commissioned limited-edition prints, by Pecis and Marilyn Minterwith a portion of proceeds benefiting the MCA’s Women Artists Initiative.
women Painters is an illuminating text that calls attention to a history of women painters who were overwritten, and urges us all to re-examine what we know about one of the most celebrated mediums in art. We are honored to be partnering with Phaidon for a third time on such an impactful project – one that not only highlights the talent, stories, and voices of women painters, but champions a future where their contributions to arts and culture cannot be overlooked.” – Laurent Claquin, President of Kering Americas
“At Phaidon, we pride ourselves on shining a light on underrepresented areas of the creative world. Following the breakout success of Great
women Artists in 2019 and Woman Made in 2021, we are delighted to again partner with Kering, to reveal a richer and more varied telling of the story of painting — and …