In Wonderland

In Wonderland

The Surrealist Adventures of Women Artists in Mexico and the United States

By Ilene Susan Fort; Tere Arcq; Terri Geis

Prestel Publishing, Hardcover, 9783791351414, 256pp.

Publication Date: January 11, 2012

Description
Filled with a wide array of illustrations, this book offers a fresh perspective on surrealism as it spotlights the important role that North American women artists played in the movement.


About the Author
Ilene Susan Fort is the Gail and John Liebes Curator of American Art at LACMA, and has been with the museum since 1983. A leading scholar in her field, Dr. Fort has organized landmark exhibitions and published numerous articles, catalogues, and books. At LACMA, she curated and wrote the accompanying catalogues for "The Flag Paintings of Childe Hassam" (1986); " American Paintings in Southern California Collections" (1996); "Made in California" (with Stephanie Barron and Sheri Bernstein) (2000-2001); "Manly Pursuit: The Sporting Images of Thomas Eakins" (2010); and most recently "In Wonderland."