BY Reed Krakoff

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Photographed by Reed Krakoff, Women in Art: Figures of Influence features intimate black-and-white portraits of leading women in the contemporary art community. From Valentina Castellani, Almine Rech, and Jeanne Greenberg Rohatyn to Dominique Lévy, Marianne Boesky, and Lucy Chadwick, each woman possesses undeniable talent, creativity, and intelligence—making them prominent figureheads of renowned galleries, museums, and institutions across the globe.

Complementing each image is an art questionnaire—following in the spirit of Assouline’s bestselling Proust Questionnaire and Fashion Questionnaire—personally completed by each woman along with selected works of art. A true objet d’art, Women in Art: Figures of Influence offers a unique window into the feminine side of the art world.

ISBN: 9781614280811
Photographed by Reed Krakoff
13 x 13 IN - 33 x 33 cm | 132 pages | 70 illustrations
hardcover with acetate jacket

About the Author
Reed Krakoff is the President and Executive Creative Director of Coach. Originally from Weston, Connecticut, he received a degree in fashion design from the Parsons School of Design. Krakoff entered the fashion industry from the ground up, working for prominent designers such as Anne Klein and Ralph Lauren. In 1996 he joined the ranks of the leading American accessories designer Coach. He has most recently added photographer to his long list of talents, personally styling and shooting advertising campaigns for his company. Krakoff’s photographs have been exhibited in galleries in New York City and Tokyo and featured in magazines such as Interview, Elle Décor, and Town & Country. This is his first book with Assouline.

Reed Krakoff speaks about Women in Art.

into-the-fashion.com- "WOMEN IN ART: FIGURES OF INFLUENCE", May 20, 2013
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style.com–"Under the Influence", May 13, 2013
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pursuitist.com–"Reed Krakoff's photography book, Women in Art: Figures of Influence, launched at Bergdorf Goodman", May 13, 2013
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ft.com–"Does art really sell product?", May 10, 2013
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elle.com–"Reed Krakoff on the Book that Inspired His Next Major Bag", May 9, 2013
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Surface Magazine –"Eye Fidelity", May 1, 2013
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