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Books & Catalogues

Close-up detail of a larger artwork shows the closeup detail of 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

Women Artists

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

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.

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.

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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Right: Louise Dahl-Wolfe, Margaret Bourke-White, ca. 1940; Gelatin silver print, 10 x 10 1/2 in.; NMWA, Gift of Helen Cumming Ziegler; Photograph by Louise Dahl-Wolfe © 1989 Center for Creative Photography, Arizona Board of Regents

A black-and-white photograph of a light-skinned adult woman holding a newspaper with news about World War II. She wears a coat and her short, curly hair is caught in the wind.