Women of Hawai'i (Paperback)
Ten Speed Press, 9781580084390, 120pp.
Publication Date: November 4, 2002
Inspired by their power and sensuality, artist Pegge Hopper has dedicated her life's work to painting the women of Hawaii's native population. Renowned throughout the islands as well as on the mainland, Hopper shares her favorite pieces in WOMEN OF HAWAII. In a style that combines classic drawing and graphic design, Hopper's Hawaiian women gaze from the canvas with a straightforward look that is at once challenging and serene. Reflecting the strength and vitality of the Polynesian culture, WOMEN OF HAWAII has a mythical presence that makes this collection an important contribution to Hawaiian culture and the art world at large. Ä¢ Features 65 full-color reproductions never before published in book form and commentary from the artist about her process and inspiration.Ä¢ A must-have for art enthusiasts and collectors of Hawaiiana.