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Books & Catalogues

Close-up detail of a larger artwork shows an off-white ceramic surface that is covered by panels of crocheted yarn in emerald and citron green.
Browse the museum’s special exhibition catalogues and books that highlight the legacies of acclaimed women artists, past and present.

Featured Publications

Paper Routes—Women to Watch 2020

This fully illustrated catalogue features personal statements by the exhibition’s twenty-two featured artists, who turn paper into innovative, complex works of art.

Women Artists

Women Artists explores 90 collection highlights from NMWA—works are featured alongside artist biographies.

Cover of Women Artists Catalogue

Judy Chicago: New Views

The first major monograph on Chicago in twenty years, New Views provides fresh perspectives and features key bodies of work from her career.

Cover Judy Chicago New Views Catalogue

Marguerite Gérard: 1761–1837

Sponsored by NMWA’s Suzanne & James Mellor Prize, this book by scholar Carole Blumenfeld brings to light the work of French painter Marguerite Gérard.

Cover of Marguerite Gérard: 1761–1837 Catalogue

Heavy Metal—Women to Watch 2018

The Heavy Metal exhibition catalogue showcases contemporary artists working in metal through full-color imagery and artist statements.

Book cover features a slivers of silver form to form a textured pattern with the words:

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View of the museum from outside showing the Neoclassical building from one corner. The building is a tan-colored stone with an arched doorway, long vertical windows, and detailed molding around the roof.
Sonya Clark, Hole Whole (detail), 2015; Plastic combs, 120 x 120 in.; On loan from the artist; © Sonya Clark; Photo by Taylor Dabney