- Paperback: 160 pages
- Publisher: The History Press (September 28, 2012)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 160949671X
- ISBN-13: 978-1609496715
- Product Dimensions: 6 x 0.3 x 9 inches
- Shipping Weight: 10.4 ounces (View shipping rates and policies)
- Average Customer Review: 4.7 out of 5 stars See all reviews (4 customer reviews)
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,477,802 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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Great Female Artists of Detroit Paperback – September 28, 2012
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"Bilek's book...highlights the careers of more than a dozen artists, from colonial times to the present... Bilek wrote the book to raise the profile of area artists." - WindsorOntarioNews.com, April 22, 2013
About the Author
Suzanne Bilek is an author, lecturer and art historian. She has held the positions of artist's agent, marketing manager and craftswoman. Ms. Bilek conducts extensive research on the art history of urban Detroit, especially as it relates to painting. Her lectures on local culture and aesthetics cover a wide range of topics, from Detroit's first art collectors, when the city was still part of New France, to the impact of public art on civic pride in the twenty-first century.
Ms. Bilek, who holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science, studying the people and history of Canada and Central America. She is an art collector and a curatorial assistant at the Detroit Historical Museum. She and her husband are both native Detroiters.
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