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"GLASGOW GIRLS": WOMEN IN ART AND DESIGN, 1880-1920. Ed. by Jude Burkhauser. Glasgow Art Gallery and Museum, 1990. Organized in association with Glasgow School of Art. Published by Canongate Publishing Limited, Edinburgh. Revised edition published 1993 by Canongate Press, Edinburgh. Published in the U.S.A. by Glasgow Girls Research, Red Ochre Press, Cape May. 264 pp. with 340 ills. (106 col.). 29 x 23 cm. LC 91-180404 ISBN 0963698508 In English.
Documents a pioneering exhibition of some 300 paintings, prints, book illustrations and numerous decorative art objects (including embroidered textiles, jewelry and elaborate metal works) by more than 30 women artists who studied at the Glasgow Art School, an important center for avant-garde art and design at the turn of the century. Featuring texts by 18 scholars, the well-illustrated catalogue presents thorough examinations of the work of individual artists such as Jessie M. King, Bessie MacNicol and Margaret and Frances Macdonald, and reappraisals of their contributions to the development of the Glasgow Style.
Indexing: Western, Europe — Great Britain, Scotland — 1800-1900, 1900-1945 — Several Media — Decorative Arts, Women Artists
Plans: 01,05,06,07,08,15,30
Worldwide Number: 022957
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